Aleteia logoAleteia logo
Aleteia
Sunday 18 April |
Saint of the Day: Bl. Maria Anna Blondin
home iconLifestyle
line break icon

Easy autumn tuna wraps in 10 minutes or less

AUTUMN TUNA WRAP

Photo by Veronika Kirchner

Veronika Kirchner - published on 10/16/17

Jazz up this typical lunch item with healthy seasonal ingredients.

If you’re a mom, you’ve probably made tuna fish sandwiches roughly, say, five million times. It’s a quick classic, almost like a mom-short-cut, but you probably aren’t that thrilled by the prospect of eating one anymore (even if your kids are). That’s all about to change: these delightful little bundles will make you excited to taste tuna again.

So, sure, pack those crustless mayo-tuna sandwich squares for the kids’ lunches, but then upgrade your own with this deliciously adult version: the fall combination of hearty apples, beets and goat cheese blend inside your healthy tortilla for a creamy crunch, sure to satisfy your noontime hunger pang.

Pro tip: Wrap your wrap in colorful paper before heading out the door, not just to contain any mess, but to give yourself something cheery to look forward to later in the day. Your lunch will feel like a special little gift, just for you.

Autumn tuna wraps

AUTUMN TUNA WRAP
Photo by Veronika Kirchner

Serves: 4 tortillas (2 people)

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 30 minutes to bake the beetroots

Difficulty: easy

Ingredients:

4 large whole wheat tortillas
2 beetroots

1 avocado
3½ oz of creamy goat cheese
2 apples
1 can tuna (5 oz)
1 small red onion
2 handfuls of kale sprouts
your favorite fresh herbs—we use basil and oregano
salt and pepper

Method:

1. Preheat oven to 400 F.

2. Wash the beetroots and wrap each one in foil. Bake for 30 minutes and let them cool down.

3. Slice the apples, the peeled beetroots and the onion.

4. Mix the avocado and goat cheese in a food processor until very smooth

5. Lay out a large piece of wax paper and place whole wheat tortilla on top.

6. Spread avocado dip on half of the tortilla. Then place kale sprouts, apples, beetroot, onion, tuna, fresh herbs on top and season with salt and pepper.

7. Roll everything into a wrap, then firmly roll wax paper around the wrap, forming pockets at top and bottom, and secure with either adhesive tape or a string. Repeat with the other tortillas.




Read more:
The perfect low-fat lemon pie recipe

Inspired by: Green Healthy Cooking

Tags:
Food
Support Aleteia!

If you’re reading this article, it’s thanks to the generosity of people like you, who have made Aleteia possible.

Here are some numbers:

  • 20 million users around the world read Aleteia.org every month
  • Aleteia is published every day in seven languages: English, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, and Slovenian
  • Each month, readers view more than 50 million pages
  • Nearly 4 million people follow Aleteia on social media
  • Each month, we publish 2,450 articles and around 40 videos
  • We have 60 full time staff and approximately 400 collaborators (writers, translators, photographers, etc.)

As you can imagine, these numbers represent a lot of work. We need you.

Support Aleteia with as little as $1. It only takes a minute. Thank you!

Daily prayer
And today we celebrate...




Top 10
1
SPANISH FLU
Bret Thoman, OFS
What Padre Pio saw in the Spanish Flu of 1918
2
LOREN SCHAUERS
Annalisa Teggi
Amputee from the waist down is thankful every day to be alive
3
PADRE PIO
Philip Kosloski
Padre Pio’s favorite prayer of petition
4
MASS
Philip Kosloski
5 Essential things used at Mass and their symbolism
5
COUPLE
Cerith Gardiner
7 Joys to be had from a lengthy marriage
6
PRAY
Philip Kosloski
Catholic prayers for strength
7
HOLY SEPULCHRE CROSSES
Zelda Caldwell
Mystery of crosses on walls of Church of the Holy Sepulchre may h...
See More
Newsletter
Get Aleteia delivered to your inbox. Subscribe here.