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Recipe for Chunky Tuna Sailboats


Tuna and apple make a great combination; your child will love to let this sandwich style meal sail into their mouth.

Provided by:
Holly Clegg, Author of the trim&TERRIFIC™ cookbook series and KIDS COOKING for Mommies

Serves 4

1 (9 ¼-ounce) can light tuna in spring water, drained

1 cup chopped apple
1 teaspoon lemon juice

2 Tablespoons light mayonnaise

Salt and pepper to taste

4 English muffin halves, toasted

4 pieces ruffled lettuce, optional
4 triangular reduced fat or baked tortilla chips

1. Place tuna in bowl, flake with fork.

2. Combine apple with lemon juice, add to tuna. Add mayonnaise, salt and pepper, toss together. Chill if desired.
3. Divide tuna mixture to spread on toasted muffin halves. Lay ruffled lettuce for ocean.
4. Stick tortilla chip into tuna to form sail.

TERRIFIC TIDBIT: Serve with extra chips if desired. Try using a red or green pepper square as your sail.

Nutritional information per serving:

Calories 164, Protein (g) 13, Carbohydrate (g) 17, Fat (g) 4, Calories from Fat (%) 22, Saturated Fat (g) 1, Dietary Fiber (g) 2, Cholesterol (mg) 15, Sodium (mg) 348, Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 lean meat, 1 fat

Thursday, January 5, 2012