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Tuna and Cannellini Bean Pita Pocket

Updated: Jun 18, 2022

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 5-oz. can albacore wild tuna (sustainably pole & line caught) - 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 squeezed lemon juice 1 TBS extra virgin olive oil fresh, ground black pepper

To prepare dressing:

Place cumin, lemon juice, olive oil and pepper in a bowl and whisk together. Set aside.

Preparation: 1. In a bowl combine tuna, beans, celery, green onions, and red pepper. Add the dressing and mix together.

2. Cut pita in half and line the inside with arugula.

3. Fill with tuna bean mixture.


Optional: dress arugula with lemon juice, olive oil, and a pinch of salt and pepper. Add chopped tomatoes, and sprinkle with shaved 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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