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Lunch #2
Pesto Tuna Sandwiches
Apple Salad with French Dressing
Total Carbs: 33.7g

Pesto Tuna Sandwiches
Tuna salad mixed with pesto, mustard, and garlic. Makes 2 servings.

6 oz canned white tuna, packed in water, drained
1 tbsp mayonnaise
1/2 tsp deli mustard
1 tbsp pesto sauce
1 medium garlic cloves, minced
2 pieces 100% whole grain bread
4 iceberg lettuce leaves
1/2 large tomato, sliced

1. In medium bowl, mix tuna, mayonnaise, mustard, pesto, and garlic.
2. Layer tuna, lettuce, and tomato slices on top of each slice of bread.
3. Serve immediately.

For tuna melts, place sandwiches on baking sheet, place thin slice of hard parmesan cheese on top of sandwich. Broil for 2 minutes, with the oven door slightly ajar.

Apple Salad with French Dressing
Crunchy apple salad with walnuts and celery tossed French dressing. Makes 2 servings.

1/8 cup Salad Dressing, French
1-1/2 tsp mayonnaise
1/2 tsp fresh lemon juice
1 cup fresh apples, chopped and unpeeled
1/2 cup fresh celery, finely chopped
1 tbsp chopped walnuts

1. In medium bowl, combine French dressing, mayonnaise, and lemon juice.
2. Add apples, celery, and walnuts. Toss to mix well.
3. Cover, refrigerate at least 15 minutes, stir once more, and serve.

Nutritional Information (Per Serving)
Pesto Tuna Sandwiches
Calories 359.4, Total Carbs 17.7g, Dietary Fiber 6.1g, Saturated Fat 2.9g, Potassium 519.9mg, Protein 38.6g, Sodium 305mg
Apple Salad with French Dressing
Calories 157.1, Total Carbs 16g, Dietary Fiber 2.4g, Saturated Fat 1.6g, Potassium 176.5mg, Protein 1g, Sodium 160.5mg

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