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Tuna and Avocado Sandwich

Sandwiches don’t have to be boring and can contain much more than just cheese or vegemite. Use your sandwich as an opportunity to nourish and you can easily include 2-3 serves of vegetables, healthy sources of protein and some healthy fats.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Family, Wholefoods
Keyword: avocado, sandwich, tuna
Servings: 1 person
Calories: 491kcal

Ingredients

  • 90 g tuna, canned, in spring water drained
  • 1 carrot (small)
  • ½ tbsp mayonnaise, whole egg
  • ¼ avocado mashed
  • 3-4 leaf lettuce, oak leaf
  • 2 slice bread, wholemeal (or sourdough)

Instructions

  • Combine the tuna, mayonnaise and carrot in a small bowl and mix until well-combined.
  • Spread the mashed avocado onto one slice of bread and top with a thick layer of the tuna mixture.
  • Top with a few oak lettuce leaves and the remaining slice of bread. Serve and enjoy.

Notes

Whole foods: 83%
1 serve of this recipe provides:
  • 1 serve carbohydrate 
  • ½ serve protein 
  • 1¼ serves vegetables 
  • 2 serves fat 
Note: You can swap the bread for a wholegrain wrap and the carrot for corn kernels. You can also add sliced tomato, cucumber and alfalfa spouts to up your vegetable intake.

Nutrition

Calories: 491kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 767mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 5g