Healthy Tuna Sandwich

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by: Yummy Treats - Jeena Eugene






When it comes to making a quick and easy lunch, sometimes people opt for the high calorie options such a fast food pizza or fast food hamburgers. But with just a little planning, they can make a healthy meal recipe that are perfect for lunch, picnics and packs, well for school or office. Tuna sandwich recipes are a perfect solution if you’re in a hurry and want to eat something filling but good and healthy. Eating tuna and other fish can help your brain function better, keep your memory sharp and reduce your risk of heart disease. The American Heart Association recommends eating fish at least twice a week. Both fresh and canned tuna are convenient ways to get your weekly amounts of this nutrient-rich food. Choosing low-sodium and low-fat seasonings and whole-grain bread is the healthiest way to make a tuna sandwich. This quick and easy sandwich recipe is an ideal healthy meal idea for those looking to add more protein to their diet. This simple sandwich recipe is healthy, delicious and a great appetizer for a dinner group or even as a quick summertime lunch. Everyone will love this low-fat, low-sodium and high protein healthy recipe.




ingredients

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serves: 8

Ingredients:

2 in Tuna water – cans (6 oz each, I used sandwich flaked Tuna)

1 medium stalk celery –

1 small onion –

1 tsp Lemon juice -

1/4 tsp Salt -

1/4 tsp Pepper –

8 slices bread – ( Used canapé bread)

Nutrition Facts
Healthy Tuna Sandwich

Servings Per Recipe: 8

Amount per Serving

Calories: 123

  • Total Fat: 1.5 g
  •     Saturated Fat: 0.4 g
  •     Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 15.3 mg
  • Sodium: 367.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 16.1 g
  •     Dietary Fiber: 1.1 g
  •     Sugars: 0.7 g
  • Protein: 11 g
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preparation

1.  Method

2.  Drain the tuna in a strainer. Chop the celery to measure 1/2 cup. Peel and chop the onion to measure 1/4 cup.

3.  In a medium bowl, mix the tuna, celery, onion, lemon juice, salt and pepper. If you want you can add green chilies or any herbs of your choice, its optional.

4.  Spread tuna mixture on the bread slices.

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