Greek Tuna Salad Pita Sandwiches with Feta Cheese

Stress free dinner ready in 20 minutes. Hearty tuna sandwich perfect for Mediterranean cuisine.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 6

Ingredients

1
tablespoon lemon juice
2
tablespoons olive oil
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
1/4
teaspoon salt
1
medium cucumber, peeled, seeded and finely chopped
1
ripe medium tomato, seeded, diced
1/2
cup crumbled feta cheese (2 oz)
12
kalamata or other large ripe olives, pitted, coarsely chopped (1/4 cup)
2
cans (5 oz each) tuna in water, drained, flaked
12
leaves romaine lettuce, torn in half
6
pita (pocket) breads (6 inch), cut in half to form pockets
  • 1 In small bowl, stir together lemon juice, oil, garlic and salt with whisk. In medium bowl, toss cucumber, tomato, cheese, olives and tuna. Pour dressing over salad; toss until coated.
  • 2 Place 1 lettuce leaf half in each pita pocket; top each leaf with 1/2 cup tuna salad. Serve immediately.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
    Calories
    310
    (
    Calories from Fat
    80),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    8g
    8%
    (Saturated Fat
    2 1/2g,
    2 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    25mg
    25%;
    Sodium
    600mg
    600%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    38g
    38%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    3g
    3%
    ),
    Protein
    20g
    20%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    100%;
    Vitamin C
    15%;
    Calcium
    15%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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