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Tuna and Cannellini Bean Pita Pocket

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This sandwich really hits the spot! Loaded with protein and fiber – it will keep you satisfied for hours! Enjoy with a cup of tomato soup!

Serves 2

Ingredients:
1 6-oz. can solid tuna, packed in oil, squeezed dry
1/2 cup canned cannellini beans, rinse and drain
1/4 cup celery, diced
1/4 green onion, chopped
1/4 red pepper, diced
1 whole wheat pita bread – cut in half
2 cups arugula

Dressing:
1/2 tsp. cumin
1 TBS fresh lemon juice
1 TBS extra virgin olive oil
fresh, ground black pepper

Preparation:
In a bowl combine tuna, beans, celery, green onions and red pepper. Add the dressing and mix together.

To prepare dressing:
Place cumin, lemon juice, olive oil and pepper in a bowl and whisk together. Set aside.
Cut pita in half. Line with arugula. Fill with tuna bean mixture. Yummy!

Optional: dress arugula with lemon, olive oil, a pinch of sugar, salt and pepper. Add chopped tomatoes, and shave parmesan cheese over dressed greens.

 

Nutrition Facts:
Calories     330
Carbs         30 gm
Fat           11 gm
Protein       32 gm
Sodium       570 mg
Fiber          6 gm

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