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Tune Olé

by Jo Ellen Shield, MED LD and Mary Mullen, MS

Servings: 6 (1 taco Per Serving)
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 taco
    
Amount per serving
Calories 238
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8.9g 
 Saturated Fat 2.8g 
Cholesterol 37.3mg 
Sodium 551mg 
Total Carbohydrate 26.3g 
 Dietary Fiber 3g 
Protein 22.8g 
 

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Ingredients

6 whole wheat flour tortillas
1 12-ounce can tuna packed in water, drained
2 cups shredded iceberg lettuce
2 medium tomatoes, chopped
1 small onion, chopped
4 ounces grated, reduced-fat Monterey Jack or cheddar cheese
Taco sauce or fat-free sour cream (optional) 

Directions

  1. Place two heaping tablespoons of tuna across the middle of each tortilla.
  2. Add lettuce, tomatoes, onion and cheese to each taco.
  3. Fold in half, and serve with taco sauce and sour cream (optional).

Cooking Tip

Variation

Substitute low-fat refried beans for tuna, and toss in a few sliced black olives.

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About the authors:

Jo Ellen Shield MED LD

Jo Ellen Shield, MED LD

Jodie Shield (Jo Ellen Shield) is co-author of "Healthy Eating, Healthy Weight for Kids and Teens" from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, published by Eat Right Press, Chicago, iL. Visit Jodie's website at healthyeatingforfamilies.com.
Mary C Mullen MS

Mary Mullen, MS

Co-author of "Healthy Eating, Healthy Weight for Kids and Teens" from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, published by Eat Right Press, Chicago, iL. Visit Mary's website at healthyeatingforfamilies.com.

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