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 light mayonnaise
2 Tbsp lemon juice
1 large clove garlic, peeled and forced through a press
1/4 tsp Tabasco sauce (opt)
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, if using.
Combine the tuna mixture with the mayonnaise dressing and refrigerate
until ready to use.
Just before serving, stir the the shreds of romaine. Fill the pita
bread and serve.