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Southwest Tuna Flatbread Sandwich

Southwest Tuna Flatbread Sandwich

Looking for a Light, Heart Healthy, & Tasty Sandwich? This Southwest Tuna Flatbread is so Easy to make and is so Delicious……This recipe is Super Heart Healthy, with Albacore Tuna (super high in Omega 3’s), Black beans and corn (high in fiber), and avocados, which are loaded with Heart -Healthy monounsaturated Fatty Acids. All of these ingredients, plus more, makes for a Light, High protein, Healthy & Lean Lunch….Enjoy!!!

Ingredients

  • 2 3oz Cans Albacore Tuna Albacore is a better source of heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids than other tuna species.Tuna's heart healthy benefits are Omega-3 fatty acids in combination with potassium bring an anti-inflammatory effect to the cardiovascular system, which in turn benefits us by lowering blood pressure, risk of stroke and heart attacks.
  • 1 Sliced Avocado Avocado, has been shown to reduce the risk of heart disease and contribute to good heart health.
  • 1 Cup Frozen Corn Corn and popcorn are both considered whole grains, which means they're high in fiber that can help lower your cholesterol, according to the American Heart Association.
  • 1/2 Cup Black Beans/Rinsed and Strained Beans are high in fiber and may lower your LDL's, bad cholesterol.
  • 1/2 Cup Mild Green Chiles Green chillies are enriched with minerals, including potassium, manganese, iron and magnesium. These are important components that help control heart rate and blood pressure.
  • 5-6 Grape Tomatoes Tomatoe have high levels of lycopene in the blood are associated with a lower risk of cardiovascular disease in both men and women.
  • Handful Chopped Fresh Cilantro
  • Dollop Avocado Mayonnaise Hellmann's Avocado Oil Mayonnaise Dressing combines a blend of oils (avocado, canola, and soy). It is high in Omega-3's which are good for your heart.
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Garlic Salt or Sea Salt
  • 10 Grinds Fresh Black Pepper
  • 1 Package Flatout Foldit Sweet Hawaiian Flatbread Flatout brand foldit flatbread wraps are high in protein and low in calories
  • 1 Teaspoon Sunflower Seeds Sunflower seeds may help lower blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar as they contain vitamin E, magnesium, protein, linoleic fatty acids and several plant compounds

Instructions

  1. First, in a bowl, add your tuna, thawed corn, black beans, tomatoes chiles, cilantro, salt, and pepper and stir.
  2. Next, slice your avocado. Then layer the flatbread half, add 3-4 slices of avocado, your tuna salad, sprinkle sunflower seeds and top with a dollop of avocado mayo and serve.....Super Heart Healthy and Delicious....Enjoy!!!
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