Tuna Fish Sandwich2012-06-30
Sometimes there simply isn’t time to prepare all your meals well in advance. Life can take over leaving little time in the evenings for cooking. But don’t let a lack of preparation see you failing your diet goals and end up eating processed/junk food.
Sandwiches are always a fantastic option when time is short.
Simple, quick, tasty & nutritious, sandwiches can be a life saver when you find yourself starting the day with no food prepared.
Choose your ingredients carefully and you’ve got yourself a protein packed, highly nutritious meal you can knock up in minutes and eat practically anywhere, anytime.
Here’s a classic tuna sandwich that’s been spiced up with some extra ingredients to produce a truly tasty snack. If the carb count is too high for you then trying leaving out the rice but make sure you stick with whole wheat or wholemeal bread.
- ½ cup of tuna
- 2 whole wheat slices of bread (or wholemeal baguette)
- ½ cup diced celery
- 2 tbsp. mayonnaise miracle light
- 1/4 cup brown rice
- 1 tbsp. butter- light
- 1 tbsp. lemon juice
- 2 leaves of romaine lettuce
- 1 cup cucumber
- 1 tbsp. of chopped parsley
- 1 tbsp. of chopped chives
- 1 cube of soup base
Cook brown rice according to label instructions but add a cube of soup base to taste once the rice and water start to boil.
Meanwhile, mix tuna, celery, lemon juice, and mayonnaise. Mix well until creamy.
Spread on whole wheat bread.
Add lettuce, serve with cucumber and rice.