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Tuna Apple Salad

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Tuna Apple Salad
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  • Makes: 4 servings

Pita bread stuffed with salad greens, tuna, veggies, and fruit makes an easy and flavorful lunch or dinner.

Ingredients

  • 1 can tuna, packed in water (12 ounces)
  • 2 tablespoon red onion (minced)
  • 1 apple (cored and chopped)
  • 1 cup celery (chopped)
  • 1 cup golden raisins
  • 5 tablespoon Italian dressing, light
  • cup salad greens
  • 2 Pita bread, whole wheat (cut in half)

Directions

1. In a small bowl, stir together tuna, onion, apple, celery, raisins, and 2 Tablespoons of dressing.

2. In another bowl, toss together salad greens with remaining dressing.

3. Carefully open pita breads and fill with equal amounts of greens and tuna salad.

Notes

See how to make this recipe and more on USDA’s What’s Cooking? YouTube site.

Source: California Department of Health Services, Discover the Secret to Healthy Living
California 5-a-Day—For Better Health! Campaign

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/2 pita, 1/4 of recipe (221g)
Nutrients Amount
Calories 276
Total Fat 2 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 30 mg
Sodium 533 mg
Total Carbohydrate 49 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Total Sugars 28 g
Added Sugars included 1 g
Protein 20 g
Vitamin D 1 mcg
Calcium 67 mg
Iron 3 mg
Potassium 665 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Calories 276
Total Fat 2 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
a-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 23 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 161 mg
Cholesterol 30 mg
Total Carbohydrate 49 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Total Sugars 28 g
Added Sugars 1 g
Protein 20 g
Minerals
Calcium 67 mg
Potassium 665 mg
Sodium 533 mg
Copper 280 mcg
Iron 3 mg
Magnesium 59 mg
Phosphorus 230 mg
Selenium 69 mcg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 99 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0 mg
Vitamin B12 2 mcg
Vitamin C 6 mg
Vitamin D 1 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 63 mcg
Folate 56 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 10 mg
Choline 41 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

MyPlate Food Groups
Fruits
3/4 cups
Vegetables
1/2 cups
Grains
1 ounces
Protein Foods
2 3/4 ounces

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