3-Ingredient Tuna in a Cape Sandwich (Grain-Free)

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
2 min 0 min 2
3-Ingredient Tuna in a Cape Sandwich (Grain-Free)
Health Rating
5-minute lunch or snack.

Ingredients


1 can drained White tuna, canned in water, drained
4 leaf Lettuce, romaine
1 avocado(s) Avocado (cubed)
2 lemon wedge Lemon (optional)
2 tsp Extra virgin olive oil (optional)
1 dash Salt and pepper (optional)

Instructions


1. Spoon tuna equally into each lettuce leaf.

 

2. Top with avocado cubes, a squeeze of lemon (optional), a drizzle of olive oil (optional) and salt and pepper (optional). Serve as is or on a whole grain toast for a more hearty meal. Enjoy!

Notes:

Substitutions:

No tuna?

Use canned pink or sockeye salmon instead.


Nutritional Highlights:

Tuna

High in omega 3 fatty acids both, DHA and EPA which are excellent for brain health and inflammation. However, tuna can be high in mercury as well. Consume 1-2 times per week only and avoid during pregnancy/ breastfeeding.

Avocado

Loaded with potassium and heart-healthy monounsaturated fats as well as fiber, folate and vitamin C. Avocados help in the absorption of fat soluble vitamins A, D, E and K.


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 324
Calories from fat 197
Calories from saturated fat 31
Total Fat 21.9 g
Saturated Fat 3.4 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3.3 g
Monounsaturated Fat 13.9 g
Cholesterol 35 mg
Sodium 89 mg
Potassium 744 mg
Total Carbohydrate 10.0 g
Dietary Fiber 7.5 g
Sugars 0.9 g
Protein 21.8 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Meat 1.1
Vegetables 1.3

Energy sources


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