I am a huge ice cream fanatic that before I eat meat I think: do I really want to be fleshig or am I going to want that ice cream later. As pathetic as I admit that to be, it has led me to create some great non-meat dishes like this Mediterranean pita sandwich. If I eat a healthy meal, I deserve and feel way less guilt, when I am eating my delicious ice cream reward!
Tip: I use this dressing for a myriad of dishes. I find it works particularly well as a marinate for tilapia, salmon or tuna steak.
2 whole wheat pitas, halved
1 can dark tuna
1 green apple, peeled & diced
1 asian red pear, diced
½ cup shredded carrots
½ avocado, diced (optional)
1 cup shredded romaine lettuce
- 3 heaping tbsp. mayonnaise ( lite is fine)
- 2 ½ tbsp. sweet teriyaki
- 1 tsp. spicy Dijon mustard
- 1 tsp. ginger powder
- 1 tsp. garlic powder
Warm up your pita breads in the microwave oven for 30 seconds and set aside.
In a small mixing bowl mash your tuna and then add all the apple, pear and carrots. Mix gently with a spoon. Stuff the whole wheat pitas with shredded lettuce and then add your tuna mixture and top off with sliced avocado.
For the dressing: In a small bowl add all your dressing ingredients and mix well with a fork till well combined. Pour over your tuna in pita and enjoy!