There are just those days that you just want to settle on something light for a meal. A sandwich perhaps? Well that sounds nice! But do you want something better? Something that is healthier than ordinary sandwiches? Well, tuna lettuce wrap is the perfect meal for you!
This is a really simple lunch or snack that anyone could throw together. Even better? It tastes way better than the standard sandwiches you’ll get in a canteen or from a shop on the go. Oh, and it’s full of nutritious fruits, veggies, and nuts. No brainer.
Now the thing is, what makes this tuna lettuce wrap healthier compared to other commercial sandwiches? The answer? Simply because it is tuna! And good news, it is also paleo! Studies show that tuna fish has a significant impact on heart health. Tuna is rich in omega-3 fatty acids which is very good for the heart. Taking in the right amount of omega-3 reduces the risk of having coronary heart disease which is also linked to cardiovascular disease that is said to be the number one leading cause of death around the world. Inflammation in the body can damage blood vessels and can lead to heart disease and stroke. Omega-3 fatty acids has a natural anti-inflammatory effect that can lower your risk of having heart diseases and stroke.
So not only will you enjoy the good taste of tuna, you will also enjoy this amazing health benefit that goes along with it.
So when a day is perfect for some light sandwich, you already know what to make! Tuna Lettuce wrap is a very easy meal to prepare, to start, drain tuna and transfer it to a bowl. Then roughly chop grapes and add to bowl. After that, add in almonds, onion powder, garlic powder, cracked pepper, and mustard then mix well. Cut up avocado and add it to the mix. Once everything is well combined, use a serving spoon to spoon a couple tablespoons of mixture into each of the lettuce wraps. Garnish your sandwich with purple onion. Then using hands – DIG IN and Enjoy!
Tuna Lettuce Wraps
Tuna Lettuce Wraps
- 1 can Tuna in water
- 6 Iceberg lettuce wraps
- 1/2 c Purple grapes (halved)
- 2 tbsp Slivered almonds
- Sprinkle of garlic powder
- Sprinkle of onion powder
- Fresh ground black pepper
- 1 tsp Mustard
- 1 Avocado (small, chopped)
- Purple onion (thinly sliced, for garnish)
Drain tuna and transfer to a bowl.
Roughly chop grapes and add to bowl.
Add in almonds, onion powder, garlic powder, cracked pepper, and mustard. Mix well.
Cut up avocado and add it to the mix.
Once everything is well combined, use a serving spoon to spoon a couple tablespoons of mixture into each of the lettuce wraps.
Garnish with purple onion.
Using hands - DIG IN!
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