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Doc’s Tuna Melt Wrap

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Ingredients:

  • 1 – 7 oz. can tuna fish packed in water
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil mayonnaise or canola oil mayonnaise or Miracle Whip Free
  • ½ Cup chopped red and yellow peppers
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped green or red onion
  • Squeeze of fresh lemon or lime
  • Salt, pepper, cayenne pepper flakes to taste
  • 4 – 1 oz. slices cheese of your choice, must be zero fat or 1 gram or less of fat per slice
  • 4 Paleo wraps
  • PAM spray

Directions:

  • Combine tuna, mayonnaise, peppers, green onion, lemon or lime juice, salt, pepper and optional cayenne pepper flakes in a bowl.
  • Mix well.
  • Put ¼ the tuna mix in the shape of a fat cigar on the center of a paleo wrap and top off with one 1 oz. slice of cheese folded in half and fold wrap edges as if you were making a burrito.
  • Spray frying pan with PAM spray.
  • Heat wraps in the pan on your stove top over low heat until just brown and the cheese has melted, then flip and repeat, about 30-60 seconds.

Enjoy!

You can have only 2 Paleo wraps per day per person on plan. This recipe gives:

  • 4 Docs Tuna Melt Wraps (DTMW)= 7 LP 4 VLP
  • Each serving of 2 DTMW‘s = 4 LP and 2 VLP
  • Each DTMW = 2 LP and 1 VLP
  • If you prefer the wrap without cheese, then each Doc’s Tuna Wrap= 2 LP

Here’s how we figured the exchanges for this recipe:

Exchanges:

  • 1 can tuna fish packed in water, 7 oz: Normally 7 VLP’s, but modified for this recipe as shown below to 7 LP’s
  • 2 Tbsp. Olive oil or canola oil Mayonnaise: no exchange
  • ½ Cup chopped red and yellow peppers: usually ½ serving, but since spread over 4 wraps, negligible
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped green or red onion: no exchange
  • Squeeze of fresh lemon or lime: no exchange
  • Salt and pepper to taste: no exchange
  • 4 slices cheese, (at less than 1 gram of fat per slice): 4 VLP’s
  • 4 Paleo wraps: each wrap has no exchange of its own, but converts 2 VLP’s to 2 LP’s. For this recipe, using 7 oz. of tuna converts 7 VLP’s to 7 LP’s.
    PAM cooking spray: no exchange

Since each nutritional plan only allows up to 4-LP’s per day, each member can have 2 wraps per day at most (CMMD Paleo wrap rule regardless of meal plan or healthy recipes).

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