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Easy Tuna Wrap Recipe

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This super easy tuna wrap recipe is a convenient 10 minute meal light and refreshing, made with simple ingredients you have at home.

Tuna is such a versatile base for quick meals and it’s perfect for wraps and sandwiches. That’s why I love this recipe so much. It combines the simple with healthy. 

homemade tuna wrap sliced

If you don’t have time to prepare a fancy lunch during weekdays and have a fridge full of leftovers vegetables and salad, making a wrap is your best bet.

As long as you have a base, some leaves and a sauce you are ready to go.

Firstly let’s just breakdown some myths about tuna that are important before making this recipe.

Is tuna in a can actually tuna?

Yes, canned tuna contains the exact same source as the fresh tuna fish. There are mainly two types of canned tuna.

  1. Tuna in water
  2. Tuna in oil

Which is better canned tuna in oil or water?

Water canned tuna is made just from the fish in water, providing a subtle tuna flavor and aroma, whereas the tuna in oil has a softer texture and stronger flavor. Look always for sustainable and GMO-free brands of tuna in a can.

Both are great sources of proteins and vitamins, low carb, but the tuna in oil will contain an extra amount of fat.

Are tuna salad wraps healthy?

Tuna salad wraps are super healthy because tuna is low in calories and provides proteins and vitamins, especially if you combine tuna with other healthy ingredients like salads or vegetables, it turns into a nutritious meal

What is the healthiest way to eat tuna?

There are several ways to make the healthiest way to eat tuna. Tuna sandwiches and wraps are a lunchbox stable. If you are on a weight loss diet or want to eat healthier, prefer using light mayo or replacing it with a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil instead.

Cooking Time

  • Preparation: 10 minutes
  • Total time: 10 minutes

Servings

  • 2 servings

Equipment

  • Medium bowl

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Ingredients list

  • 1 can 6-oz tuna in oil or water, drained
  • 2 tablespoons hot sauce
  • 2 tablespoons mayo
  • 1/4 cup onion, diced
  • 2 medium flour tortillas
  • 2 romaine lettuce leaves
  • 1 small tomato sliced
  • 1/4 cup spinach leaves

ingredients to make easy tuna wrap recipe

How to make Easy Tuna Wrap Recipe

  1. Open the tuna can and remove the extra water or oil. Add to a medium bowl.
  2. Mix together the hot sauce, mayo and onions until it becomes a creamy mixture.
  3. Top each tortilla with a lettuce leaf, half the tuna mixture, tomato, and spinach. Tightly roll up the tortillas, slice in half and enjoy!

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Storage

Keep the tuna wrap in an airtight container for up to 2 days in the fridge.

Not suitable for home freezing.

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Easy Tuna Wrap Recipe

This super easy tuna wrap recipe is a convenient 10 minute meal light and refreshing, made with simple ingredients you have at home.
5 from 5 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course lunch, Snack
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 2 people
Calories 240 kcal

Equipment

  • 1 medium bowl

Ingredients
  

  • 1 6-oz can tuna in water or oil drained
  • 2 tablespoons hot sauce
  • 2 tablespoons mayo
  • 1/4 cup red onions diced
  • 2 medium flour tortillas
  • 2 romaine lettuce leaves
  • 1 small tomato sliced
  • 1/4 cup spinach leaves

Instructions
 

  • Open the tuna can and remove the extra water or oil. Add to a medium bowl.
  • Mix together the hot sauce, mayo and onions until it becomes a creamy mixture.
  • Top each tortilla with a lettuce leaf, half the tuna mixture, tomato, and spinach. Tightly roll up the tortillas, slice in half and enjoy!

Notes

Storage: Keep the tuna wrap in an airtight container for up to 2 days in the fridge.
Not suitable for home freezing.
 
Keyword cherry tomatoes, fish, lettuce, mayo, onion, salad, tuna, wrap

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