Middle Eastern Tuna Salad Pita

Middle Eastern Tuna Salad Pita

  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook Time:
  • Total: 15 min
  • Serving: 4 Servings

Fill a whole-wheat pita with this creamy and spicy middle eastern-inspired recipe for tuna salad.


  • 1/3 cup Greek-style plain yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons tahini or olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 2 cloves garlic, very finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 6-ounce can solid white tuna in water, drained and flaked
  • 1 8-ounce can chickpeas (3/4 cup), drained and rinsed
  • 1/4 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • Salt & freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 2 whole-wheat pitas cut in half


  1. Place the yogurt, tahini, lemon juice, garlic and cumin into a bowl, and whisk until well combined.
  2. Add in the tuna, chickpeas, parsley, salt and pepper, and stir again until blended.
  3. Spoon the tuna mixture into each pita pocket and serve.

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