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Fruited Tuna Salad Pitas

 Fruited Tuna Salad Pitas
One bite, and you'll swear you're at a restaurant. This bistro-worthy recipe is simple to prepare, yet special enough for lunch guests. —Shelly Fisher, Hermiston, Oregon
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 can (12 ounces) white water-packed tuna, drained
  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1 medium apple, chopped
  • 1/3 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 celery rib, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 4 whole wheat pita breads (6 inches)
  • 2-3/4 cups alfalfa sprouts

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine mayonnaise and honey. Stir in the tuna,
  • oranges, apple, pecans, celery, cranberries and salt. Serve on pita
  • breads with sprouts. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 2 filled pita halves equals 640 calories, 34 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 46 mg cholesterol, 899 mg sodium, 60 g carbohydrate, 8 g fiber, 29 g protein.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.