Fruit and Nut Tuna Sandwiches

Fruit and Nut Tuna Sandwiches
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Recipe type: Lunch
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Serves: 6
 
A fruity take on tuna sandwiches and the jicama and nuts add nice texture and crunch. Easy to prepare; Make ahead; Low fat.
Ingredients
  • 12 oz. can water packed tuna, drained well
  • 1 cup chopped pear
  • ¼ cup diced jicama
  • ⅓ cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 tablespoon sweet pickle relish
  • ⅓ cup nonfat mayonnaise,or as needed
  • 6 pita breads, cut in half
  • 6 romaine lettuce leaves
Instructions
  1. Combine tuna, pear, jicama, walnuts and pickle relish in medium bowl; stir in mayonnaise (adding more as needed for desired consistency.)
  2. Cover and refrigerate up to 24 hours.
  3. When ready to serve, line pita pockets with romaine lettuce leaves; fill with tuna mixture or prepare the night before, wrap securely and take for a quick lunch the next day.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 254 Fat: 4.9g Carbohydrates: 29g Sodium: 532mg Fiber: 2g Protein: 23g Cholesterol: 10mg