Pitas Stuffed with Italiano Lentils andTuna


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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 162.2
  • Total Fat: 4.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 12.8 mg
  • Sodium: 1,234.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 15.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.2 g
  • Protein: 15.3 g

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Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    3/4 cup chopped onion
    1 clove minced garlic
    1 Tbsp olive oil
    2 cup vegetable stock/broth
    3/4 cup dried lentils
    2 cup diced tomatoes w/juice
    1/2 cup water
    1/4-1/2 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
    1/2 tsp. salt
    1 Tbsp fresh basil or 1 tsp. dried basil
    1 Tbsp fresh oregano or 1 tsp. dried oregano
    1/4 tsp. fresh ground black pepper
    1-6 oz can of tuna packed in water, drained
    4 4" whole wheat pitas

Directions

In a saucepan saute the onion and garlis in the olive oil for 5 minutes, until the onion is tender. Add the broth and lentils. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes. Add the tomatoes with their liquidand 1/2 cup water and the remaining ingredients. Simmer over low heat uncovered for about 45 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add more water if mixture becomes to dry. For a warm sandwich gently stir in the drained tuna. Cut the pita breads in half and stuff with the mixture. For a cold sandwich allow mixture to cool and then gently fold in the drained tuna and then stuff the halved pita breads.

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