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Tuna mayo pitta recipe

Tuna mayo pitta recipe

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Ready in minutes, a handy pitta pocket makes a quick and easy packed lunch idea for kids. This simple recipe has a classic tuna and sweetcorn mayo filling with crunchy lettuce and can be prepped and packed up the night before. What's more, it's a healthy lunch for the kids, too. See method

  • Serves 1
  • 15 mins to prepare
  • 279 calories / serving
  • Healthy


  • 1/3 x 160g tin tuna chunks in spring water, drained
  • 2 tbsp tinned sweetcorn, drained
  • 20g light mayonnaise
  • 1 wholemeal pitta
  • 20g lettuce, shredded

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    7g 9%
  • Saturates

    1g 4%
  • Sugars

    5g 5%
  • Salt

    1.1g 19%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 36.5g Protein 16.5g Fibre 4.9g


  1. Mix the drained tuna chunks with the sweetcorn and light mayonnaise. Halve a wholemeal pitta and divide the tuna mayonnaise between each half.
  2. Add the shredded lettuce. Wrap in foil, if you like, then pack in a lunchbox.

Cook's tip: A few blackberries and some chopped honeydew melon make a good optional snack.

See more Lunchbox recipes on Tesco Real Food

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