Tuna salad pita breads

Recipe from: 14 March 2016
recipe, tuna, salad, lunch,light meals

Ingredients 9
Servings 4
Time 00:20


  • 1
    small head butter lettuce, washed
  • 1/2
    cucumber, chopped
  • 200
    cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 100
    olives, pitted
  • 1
    spring onions, chopped
  • 1
    tuna, drained
  • olive oil
  • mayonnaise
  • pita breads


Break the salad leaves into slightly smaller pieces and place them in a dish with the cucumber, tomatoes, tuna, spring onions and olives. Season well with salt and pepper and a generous squirt of olive oil, then mix.

Heat a heavy-based frying pan and toast the pita breads on both sides. Alternatively, you can bake the pitas in a hot oven for a few minutes. Halve the pitas and cut a hollow in each. Fill it with a little mayonnaise (or a dressing of your choice: Bulgarian yoghurt mixed with a little lemon juice is delicious) and a generous scoop of salad. Warm mealies make an excellent accompaniment.

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