Tuna salad sandwiches have always been my favorite, but traditional tuna salad is high in calories from the mayo. This wrap is 240 scrumptious wholesome calories.
If you are not a tuna fan, you can easily use canned chicken instead of tuna. You can change this recipe up to include what you like in a tuna salad. I am a plain Jane when it comes to my tuna salad. I like dill pickles, lettuce, and mayo. However I do not use traditional store bought mayo. I make my own out of Greek yogurt. It tastes the same to me and has 15 calories per serving compared to 90 per serving of regular mayo. I have included the recipe for my Greek yogurt mayo below. I make up a tub of it and use it in all the recipes that call for mayo. It is a huge calorie saver and very tasty! Yes I have tried veganaise and all the other low calorie stuff out there, and I don't care for it.
Now on to the wraps. I use a gluten-free wrap that has flax in it. It is 100 calories per wrap and they are high in protein and fiber. I have a local organic stand here that sells them. If you don't have access to them, then you can go to trader joes, they have two different gluten-free wraps. Or you can make your own using this recipe: gluten free wraps.
Low Calorie Gluten-Free Tuna Salad Wrap
1 TBSP Greek Yogurt Mayo (recipe below)
1 5 ounce can tuna in water (drained)
1 gluten free wrap or gluten free tortilla
*optional: tomatoes, cucumbers, sprouts... whatever you like!
Greek Yogurt Mayo:
1 24oz tub of plain Greek yogurt
The juice of one lemon
1/4 cup vinegar
1 tsp sea salt
1/4 tsp pepper
Stir all together and store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
Mix one 5 ounce can of tuna with 1 TBSP greek mayo.
Wrap up and serve!
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