On-the-go workout food: Skinny Tuna and Salad Pinwheels
This week's recipe is one of our favourite on-the-go meals at the moment, light, healthy and super tasty, these tuna salad pinwheels make an ideal pre-dance/workout food.
A great source of protein (essential for active muscles) and slow-releasing, energising carbohydrates, fibre and potassium, all essentials for an exercising body.
- 2 wholemeal or multigrain wraps
- 1 small avocado, mashed
- 1 small carrot, grated
- 1 small cucumber, cut into thin ribbons
- 180g can tuna in springwater, drained, flaked
- 1 tablespoon whole-egg mayonnaise
- 2 iceberg lettuce leaves, shredded
Place 1 wrap on a board. Spread with half the avocado, leaving a 1cm border. Top with half the carrot, cucumber and tuna.
Drizzle with half the mayonnaise and sprinkle with half the lettuce. Roll up wrap tightly to enclose filling. Trim ends (if using round wraps).
Cut into 6 slices. Repeat with remaining wrap, avocado, carrot, cucumber, tuna, mayonnaise and lettuce.
Nutrition Info: Energy 1026kJ / Fat saturated 3.00g / Fat Total 12.00g / Carbohydrate sugars 3.00g / Carbohydrate Total 20.00g / Dietary Fibre 4.00g / Protein 11.00g / Cholesterol 17.00mg / Sodium
Recipe source: www.taste.com
For an equally tasty vegetarian alternative check out these Touchdown pinwheels from Yummly. Mmm!