Feta Tuna Pockets

Diabetic Fish Recipes

This Feta Tuna Pockets recipe is a tasty, it’s light and healthy. You can have this during lunch or as a quick snack.

Fish has so many healthy benefits that you should have fish several times a week.

With feta, hummus and celery this meal is sure to keep you full a few hours.

Feta Tuna Pockets

Lower in sugar than your average slice, a pita will satisfy a tuna craving without the overspiked blood sugar and resulting late-afternoon slump typical of a white-bread lunch. Look for whole-wheat brands to guarantee an extra-nutty flavor and a more satisfied stomach

Recipe Type

Fish, Lunch Dish

Degree of Difficulty

Easy

Yield

6

Ingredients

1 6 oz can tuna, drained

1/2 C chopped celery

1/4 C chopped onions

2 tbsp reduced-fat feta

2 oz salad dressing (such as Miracle Whip Light)

3 tbsp hummus

1 tbsp chopped fresh basil

1 squeeze lemon

6 6" perforated pocket pitas

Directions

1. In a large bowl, mix tuna, celery, onion, feta, dressing, hummus, basil, and lemon.

2. Lightly coat one side of each pita with olive oil or cooking spray.

3. Place pitas oil-side down on a griddle or pan over medium heat for 30 seconds to a minute. Remove warm pitas from pan and split in half along perforation.

4. Open pitas at tear and fill each half with tuna salad.

Cooking Times

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes 

Source:

Eat Up Slim Down Annual Recipes 2010

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Nutritional Information

CALORIES 242.8 CAL

FAT 3.9 G

SATURATED FAT 0.8 G

CHOLESTEROL 11.8 MG

SODIUM 570.8 MG

CARBOHYDRATES 36.9 G

TOTAL SUGARS 2.2 G

DIETARY FIBER 2.1 G

PROTEIN 14.1 G


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