Warm Tuna Pita Pockets Recipe photo by Taste of Home
Total Time
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
I like to tuck this cheesy tuna filling into pita pockets for a fun, grab-and-go lunch. Celery adds a nice crunch. —Marge Nicol, Shannon, Illinois

Updated: Jun. 30, 2023

Warm Tuna Pita Pockets

Prep Time 20 min
Yield 2 servings.

Ingredients

  • 1 can (6 ounces) light water-packed tuna, drained and flaked
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/3 cup chopped celery
  • 2 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 pita pocket halves

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine the tuna, cheese, celery, onion and mayonnaise. Spoon into pita halves. Place on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 400° for 8-10 minutes or until heated through and cheese is melted.

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts: 1 filled pita half (prepared with reduced-fat cheddar cheese and reduced-fat mayonnaise) equals 368 calories, 17 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 56 mg cholesterol, 885 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 32 g protein.

I like to tuck this cheesy tuna filling into pita pockets for a fun, grab-and-go lunch. Celery adds a nice crunch. —Marge Nicol, Shannon, Illinois