The Mediterranean Diet has been praised for its mega benefits in the heart health and weight management departments, thanks to a focus on Omega-3 fats and nutrient-dense vegetables. If you’re sick of having last night’s leftovers for lunch, freshen things up with this veggie-packed wrap inspired by one of the healthiest diets on the planet.
Mediterranean Tuna Wrap
Total Time: 15 min
Makes 1 serving
8-inch whole-grain tortilla
2 Tbsp hummus
2 Tbsp sliced pitted Kalamata olives
1/4 cup canned tuna, well drained
2-3 cherry tomatoes, halved
2 Tbsp grated carrot
3 cucumber slices
1 Tbsp crumbled feta cheese
1/4 cup lettuce, shredded
1. Spread the hummus on the lower third of the tortilla.
2. Layer olives, tuna, cheese and veggies in the center of the wrap.
3. Roll up the wrap from the bottom towards the center, fold the sides in and roll. Cut in half and serve.
Nutrition Per Serving:
Fat: 10 g
Carbs: 31 g
Fiber: 4 g
Protein: 19 g
Not a fish eater? Swap the tuna for chicken or nix the meat all together.
Recipe by Linda Melone, CSCS | Photo by Paul Buceta