Lemon Pepper Tuna Pita Sandwich

Lemon Pepper Tuna Pita Sandwich
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  • Recipe Yield: 20


  • 1 pouch, 43 oz. StarKist® Chunk Light Tuna in Water
  • 10 pita pockets, whole grain
  • 7 oz. lettuce, romaine, EP
  • 1/3 cup celery, small dice, EP
  • ½ cup Greek yogurt, plain
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • 2 Tbsp. Mrs. Dash® Lemon Pepper Seasoning, Salt Free
  • ¼ cup parsley, fresh, finely chopped, EP
  • ½ tsp. black pepper


  • Thaw pita pocket at room temperature overnight. Proper thawing will aid in handling the product without breaking and cracking. CCP: No bare hand contact with ready to eat food.
  • Shred lettuce. Cut romaine head in half lengthwise through root end of lettuce. Rinse both halves thoroughly.
  • Make 1 lengthwise cut leaving each root half intact, then cut across to make ¼” strips. Rinse cut romaine under running water and drain well. Salad spinner recommended. Set aside. CCP: Hold at 41° F or lower.
  • Rinse celery under running water or use pre-cut that does not require washing prior to use. Dice celery into small ¼” pieces. CCP: Hold at 41° F or lower
  • Combine Greek yogurt, mayonnaise, lemon pepper seasoning, celery, parsley, and pepper in a large bowl. Add undrained tuna and using fresh gloves, crumble into small pieces. Mix gently until all ingredients are combined. CCP: Hold at 41° F or lower.
  • Cut pita rounds in half. To assemble pita, place ¼ c romaine lettuce into pita pocket. Using a #16 disher, add ¼ c tuna mixture into center of pocket. Serve 1 pocket immediately. Avoid holding for long periods of time to prevent pita from becoming soggy.
Servings Per Container: 20 Serving Size: 1 sandwich (1/2 pita)
Amount Per Serving DV%*
Calories 200
Total Fat 6.5g 8%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 35mg 12%
Sodium 380mg 16.5%
Total Carbohydrate 19g 7%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Protein 18g
Vitamin A 940 19%
Vitamin C 1.5mg 3%
Calcium 70mg 5%
Iron 1.9mg 11%

*The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.