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Tuna salad pockets make for a lighter lunch option

As the holidays come to an end and everyone heads back to work and school, Louisa Clements has a recipe perfect for a healthier lunch.

Crunch into this flavourful tuna sandwich with a twist.

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Crunch into this flavourful tuna sandwich with a twist.

It’s easy to make a healthy lunch with this recipe for lighter tuna salad pockets with tuna and green apple.

Prep: 10 minutes

Serves: 4


2 170g/6 oz cans of tuna packed in water, drained

1/2 cup diced Granny Smith apple (roughly half an apple)

1 green onion, sliced

1 Tbsp mayonnaise

1 tsp Dijon mustard

1 tsp lemon juice

1 tsp chopped capers

Pita pockets


In a bowl, using a fork stir together tuna, apple and green onion.

In a small bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, lemon juice and chopped capers.

Stir mayonnaise mixture into tuna. Serve on pita pockets with lettuce and radishes.

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