Red Grape & Tuna Salad Pita

red-grape-tuna-salad Recipe
Jim Bathie
Tuna is a rich source of metabolism-boosting omega-3 fatty acids. Add that to the MUFAs in the almonds and the Resistant Starch in the pita, and you've tripled the boost to your metabolism.

Resistant Starch: 1g

Yield:

1 serving (serving size: 2 stuffed pita halves)

Recipe Time

Prep: 7 Minutes
Total: 7 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 410
Fat 15 g
Satfat 1.5 g
Monofat 9 g
Polyfat 3 g
Protein 28 g
Carbohydrate 45 g
Fiber 6 g
Cholesterol 45 mg
Sodium 700 mg

Ingredients

1/2 can (3 ounces) tuna in water, drained
1/2 cup red grapes, halved
1 tablespoon slivered almonds
1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 teaspoons olive oil
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1 whole-grain pita, halved

Preparation

1. Combine first 7 ingredients (through pepper) in a small bowl. Toss gently. Serve in pita halves.

Note:

The CarbLovers Diet

August 2010
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