Hooked On Tuna Burrito
(NC)—With a little creativity, you can re-invent several fast-food favourites using nutritious, low-calorie, high protein ingredients. Now you can serve your family pizza, tacos, Pad Thai, shawarma, burritos, and even the classic burger with bacon and cheese, without any guilt.
Take a look, for example, at this delicious and nutritious burrito recipe, courtesy of popular brand name, Clover Leaf. Compare the calories with the traditional, take-out variety:
Hooked On Tuna Burrito (310 calories)
Compare with Take-out Burrito: 1,000 – 1,200 calories
Prep Time: 8-10 minutes | Cook Time: 5-6 minutes
2 cans (85 g each) Clover Leaf Flaked Light Tuna – Garlic & Hot Pepper
3 tbsp Baja Sauce
1/2 cup tomato, seeded and diced
1/2 avocado, diced
2 tbsp salsa
1 tbsp cilantro (optional)
2 whole wheat flour tortillas, 10”
1 tsp lime juice
1 tbsp light sour cream
1 tbsp lime juice
1 tsp chili powder
1 tbsp plain non-fat yoghurt
In a small bowl, mix all of the Baja Sauce ingredients together thoroughly and refrigerate.
Pre-heat oven to 375F. In another bowl, combine the tuna with the Baja sauce, tomatoes, avocado, salsa and cilantro. Mix together until combined.
Place the mixture on the flour tortilla and roll tightly. Place the wrapped tuna onto a baking sheet and bake for approximately 5 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from oven and serve with a splash of lime juice.
Tip: You could also serve with a dollop of low-fat sour cream.
More recipes are available at www.cloverleaf.ca.
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