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Greek Tuna Salad Pita Pockets With Feta Cheese

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Pita pockets are always a better lunchbox option than a boring old sandwich
Pita Pockets

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Pita pockets stuffed full of brain-powering tuna make a great mid-week lunch.

This recipe is courtesy of Betty Crocker.

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, and diced
  • 1/2 Cup feta cheese, crumbled
  • 12 pitted Kalamata olives, chopped
  • 10 Ounces canned tuna, drained and flaked
  • 12 leaves romaine lettuce, torn in half
  • 6 pita breads, cut in half to form pockets

Directions

Whisk together the lemon juice, oil, garlic, and salt in a small bowl.

In a medium bowl, toss together with cucumber, tomato, cheese, olives, and tuna. Pour dressing over salad, and toss to coat.

Place 1 lettuce leaf half in each pita pocket. Top with ½ cup tuna salad. 

Nutritional Facts
Servings6
Calories Per Serving256
Total Fat10g15%
Sugar2gN/A
Saturated3g14%
Cholesterol28mg9%
Protein16g32%
Carbs29g10%
Vitamin A88µg10%
Vitamin B121µg24%
Vitamin B60.4mg18.7%
Vitamin C6mg9%
Vitamin D0.6µg0.2%
Vitamin E1mg7%
Vitamin K24µg30%
Calcium96mg10%
Fiber4g17%
Folate (food)45µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)45µg11%
Iron3mg15%
Magnesium55mg14%
Monounsaturated5gN/A
Niacin (B3)6mg32%
Phosphorus210mg30%
Polyunsaturated1gN/A
Potassium313mg9%
Riboflavin (B2)0.2mg12.2%
Sodium486mg20%
Thiamin (B1)0.2mg14.5%
Zinc2mg10%