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Tuna and White Bean Pita

This tuna and white bean pita recipe that's packed full of protein, very filling, and easy to make ahead for freezing.
8 Servings Meet The Cook Print
Tuna and White Bean Pita

Ingredients

  • ¾ cups Chunk Light Tuna in Water
  • 2 cups drain, rinse, and mash Cannellini (White) Beans, Canned
  • ¼ cups dice Onion, Red
  • ½ cups Yogurt, Plain, Low-Fat
  • 2 teaspoons mince Garlic, Cloves
  • ½ cups chop Parsley, Fresh
  • ½ cups dice Black Olives, Sliced, Canned
  • 1 cup dice Tomato
  • Serving Day Ingredients

    These ingredients are added AFTER your meal has been frozen — for the day you serve and eat it.

  • 8 individual Pita Bread, Whole Wheat

Freezer Containers

  • 8 Quart Freezer Bags

Supplies

  • Labels

Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size:1 pita
  • 278 Calories
  • 2g Fat
  • 8mg Cholesterol
  • 147mg Sodium
  • 45g Carbs
  • 400mg Potassium
  • 8g Fiber
  • 16g Protein
  • THM Type: E
  • WW+ Points 6

Make It Now Cooking Directions

These directions are for cooking this recipe to serve immediately and NOT to freeze for later.

  1. Mix together tuna, beans, onion, yogurt, garlic and parsley.
  2. Stir in olives and tomatoes.
  3. Spoon mixture evenly into each pita.

Freeze For Later Cooking Directions

These directions help you cook or prepare this meal PRIOR to being frozen for serving later (see Serving Day Directions when you are ready to prepare it to eat).

Why would I want to freeze this?

  1. Mix together tuna, beans, onion, yogurt, garlic and parsley.
  2. Stir in olives and tomatoes.
  3. Divide mixture among indicated number of freezer bags. Label and freeze.

Make From Frozen Serving Day Directions

These directions help you cook or reheat this meal AFTER it's been frozen for when you are ready to eat it.

  1. Serve cold in pita.

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