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Mackerel stuffed pitta breads recipe

Mackerel stuffed pitta breads recipe

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Ready in just 10 minutes steps, these mackerel stuffed pitta breads are the perfect speedy lunch for kids. See method

  • Serves 2
  • 10 mins to prepare
  • 375 calories / serving
  • Healthy
  • Dairy-free


  • 125g tin mackerel in tomato sauce
  • 4 Nightingale Farms cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • ¼ cucumber, finely chopped
  • ¼ red pepper, finely chopped
  • 5g coriander, finely chopped
  • ½ 325g tin Grower’s Harvest sweetcorn, drained
  • 2 wholemeal pitta breads
  • 50 mild salsa
  • ¼ iceberg lettuce, finely shredded

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    11g 16%
  • Saturates

    3g 14%
  • Sugars

    11g 13%
  • Salt

    1g 25%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 46.6g Protein 17.8g Fibre 9.7g


1. Mix together the mackerel and sauce, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, red pepper and sweetcorn until evenly combined.

2. Toast the pitta breads, cut in half and fill the pocket with the mackerel mix, salsa and lettuce.

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Cooking for children: There are no reference intakes for children and all of these recipes are based on recommendations for an adult woman's portion size. In children of different ages, there is variation in their energy (calorie) requirements and nutrient recommendations. If you are interested in which portion size is best for your child, you can visit the School Food Standards.

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