Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Nutty Tuna Salad Pita Recipe

The USDA's Dietary Guidelines recommend children and adults eat anywhere from 5 to 13 servings of fruits and vegetables per day… that’s a whole lot of salad! But, this doesn’t mean your diet has to be bland and boring!

Today's recipe and photo is courtesy of Hungry Girl.

Nutty Tuna Salad Pita Recipe

1 (6.4 oz.) Pouch or 2 (5 oz.) Cans drained StarKist Albacore White Tuna in Water
1⁄2 cup diced celery
1⁄4 cup raisins or 1⁄2 cup seedless grapes, halved (optional)
1⁄4 cup chopped walnuts, pecans or almonds
1⁄2 cup low-fat plain yogurt
1⁄2 tsp. dry dill weed
Salt and pepper, to taste
2 pitas, halved
Curly-leaf lettuce leaves

Combine tuna, celery, raisins and walnuts in medium bowl. Blend yogurt and dill weed; toss with tuna mixture. Line each pita with lettuce; fill with 1⁄4 of the tuna salad.

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