Apple Tuna Sandwich Recipe

Try a new twist on tuna that adds just the right hint of sweet and tangy. This delicious sandwich is great for your next beach picnic, or for a quick bite at home.

Ingredients

  • 2 6-ounce cans unsalted tuna in water, drained
  • 1 medium apple, chopped
  • 1 celery stalk, peeled and chopped
  • 1/4 cup low-fat vanilla yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon prepared mustard
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 6 slices whole-wheat bread
  • 6 lettuce leaves
  • 6 slices tomato

Directions
Combine and mix tuna, apple, celery, yogurt, mustard and honey. Spread 1/2 cup of the mixture on three bread slices. Top each slice of bread with lettuce, tomato and remaining bread. Cut sandwiches in half or eat as desired.

Serves 3.

Nutritional Information
Serving size: 1 sandwich. 330 calories, 30 calories from fat, 4 grams fat, 35 milligrams cholesterol, 370 milligrams sodium, 37 grams total carbohydrate, 38 grams protein, 40% vitamin A, 20% vitamin C, 15% calcium, 20% iron.

Diabetic Exchange
Fruit: 0; vegetables: 0; meat: 4; milk: 0; fat: 0; carbs: 2; other: 0.

Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange system. Exchanges are rounded up or down equal to whole numbers

Recipe courtesy of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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