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Tuna Vegetable Pitas

Categories: No cook
Type: Sandwiches

Getting your family to eat their vegetables may be easier when the veggies are shredded and tucked inside a tuna sandwich!

Serves: Serves: 4


  • 1 (6-ounce) can white tuna, packed in water, drained and flaked
  • 3/4 cup shredded carrots
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup Kraft fat-free mayonnaise
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 2 pita rounds, halved

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  1. In a medium bowl, combine tuna, carrots, and onion. Add mayonnaise, lemon pepper, and parsley flakes. Mix gently to combine.
  2. For each sandwich, spoon about 1/3 cup filling mixture into a pita half.
  3. Serve at once or cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
  • To make opening pita rounds easier, place pita halves on a paper towel and microwave on HIGH for 10 seconds. Remove and gently press open.

excerpted from:

From COOKING HEALTHY WITH THE KIDS IN MIND by JoAnna Lund. Used by arrangement with Perigee, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc. Copyright © 1998 by Healthy Exchanges, Inc.

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