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Apple Tuna Sandwiches  

This recipe adds more fiber and vitamins to your traditional tuna sandwich.

This is one of our own Fruits & Veggies—More Matters® recipes. It meets the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s strict nutrition guidelines as a healthy recipe.

Category: Main Dishes

Think Variety; Think Color: Red Green

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Serves: 3

Cups of Fruits and Vegetables per Serving: 1

Ingredients:

1 can (6 ½ oz) tuna, packed in water and drained

1 large apple

¼ cup vanilla yogurt, low-fat

1 tsp mustard

1 tsp honey

6 slices whole wheat bread

3 lettuce leaves

  1. Wash and peel the apple. Chop into small pieces.
  2. Drain the water from the can of tuna.
  3. Put the tuna, apple, yogurt, mustard, and honey in a medium bowl. Stir well.
  4. Spread 1/2 cup of tuna mixture onto each 3 slices of bread.
  5. Top each sandwich with a washed lettuce leaf and slice of bread. Serve.

Credit: Recipe courtesy of The Pennsylvania Nutrition Education Program.

Nutritional Information per Serving
Calories: 290 Carbohydrates: 40g
Total Fat: 4g Cholesterol: 25mg
Saturated Fat: 1g Dietary Fiber: 6g
% of Calories from Fat: 12% Sodium: 530mg
Protein: 23g  

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