Tuna: Southwest Tuna Salad Sandwich

posted by techgoddess 08-20-100 12:28 PM

Southwest Tuna Salad Sandwich

2 cans (6-oz) solid white tuna packed in water, drained well
1/2 cup minced red bell pepper
1 medium-sized jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced
1 Tbsp. minced cilantro
1/2 cup mayonnaise
2 Tbsp. lemon juice
1 large clove garlic, peeled and forced through a press
1/4 tsp. Tabasco sauce
6 small inner leaves, romaine lettuce, cut into fine shreds
2 whole pita bread, split and opened

Break up the tuna into fine flakes. Add the bell pepper, jalapeno and cilantro. Stir together they mayonnaise, lemon juice, garlic and Tabasco.

Combine the tuna mixture with the mayonnaise dressing and refrigerate until ready to use.
Just before serving, stir the shreds of romaine. Fill the pita bread with lettuce and tuna mixture and serve.

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