TUNA Pita Fajitas Recipe (Low Fat/High Protein)

Tuna Pita Fajitas Recipe
Written by The Protein Chef

This Tuna Pita Fajitas recipe is low in fat, packed with fiber, and high in protein! A great healthy and delicious way to get your fajita fix!

Here is the recipe:

  • 2 Cans Tuna (Mine were 5 Ounces/142g each)
  • 1/2 Cup (75g) Chopped Green Pepper
  • 1/2 Cup (75g) Chopped Red Pepper
  • 1/2 Cup (75g) Chopped Red Onion
  • 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1 Cup (260g) Reduced Sodium Great Northern Beans
  • 1/2 Packet (18g) Fajita Seasoning Mix
  • 6 Tablespoons (99g) Salsa

Optional Toppings (for every Pita Fajita):

  • 1 Piece of Pita Bread
  • 1 Tablespoon (16.5g) Salsa
  • 1 Tablespoons (16g) Fat Free Sour Cream
  • 1/2 Serving (14g) Reduced Fat Fiesta Cheese

Calories in the WHOLE recipe:

  • Calories: 670
  • Fat: 14g
  • Saturated Fat: 2g
  • Sodium: 1474mg
  • Carbs: 68g
  • Fiber: 13g
  • Sugar: 12g
  • Protein: 68g

Drain your Tuna and put it into a bowl. Chop up and put your Green Pepper, Red Pepper, and Red Onion into a separate bowl. Take out a large stove top pan, turn your burner on medium-high heat, and add in your 1 Tablespoon of Olive Oil into your pan. Let your oil heat up for a couple minutes. Once your pan heats up add in your chopped Peppers and Onion. Stir those around a bit and then add in your Beans. Stir your Beans in. After around a minute reduce your heat to medium. Let it cook for around 5 minutes while stirring everything together around every 30 seconds. After 5 minutes reduce your heat to low-medium. Add in your Salsa, Tuna, and Fajita Seasoning Mix. Mix everything together and then let it cook for 3 minutes, stirring it every minute. Take out a piece of Pita Bread and cut it in half. Add in your Tuna Mix, Salsa, Sour Cream, and Cheese. Mouthgasm!

About the author

The Protein Chef

Derek Howes is a personal trainer and chef with over a decade of experience in the gym and kitchen. Derek, who is also known as The Protein Chef on his blog and YouTube channel shows his viewers every week that food doesn’t need to be boring or repetitive, it’s all about balance, moderation, and having the knowledge to change things up. His recipes which have been featured in the news, magazines, and on TV are cheap, quick, AND delicious! His motto in life is “everything in moderation” and is without question the most important habit he follows.


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