Tuna and Cheese Pita Melt

On the table in: 5 mins
Serves: 1
Origin: Western


  • 100 grams tinned tuna in spring water, drained and flaked
  • ½ cup red capsicum, de-seeded and diced
  • 1 slice reduced-fat cheddar cheese
  • 1 small wholemeal pita bread

Nutritional Information

Per serving: 223 calories; 19.3g carbohydrates; 27g protein; 4.3g fat; 1.8g fibre
*nutritional data is indicative and may vary depending on the brand of ingredients used.


  1. Preheat the grill to high.
  2. Place the pita bread on a lined baking tray and spread the tuna and capsicum over the top.
  3. Lay the slice of cheddar cheese on top of the tuna and capsicum and place under the hot grill until the cheese just starts to melt.
  4. Transfer to a serving plate and enjoy hot.

Chef’s suggestions:

  • If you like your food spicy, you can also add some fresh chilli.
  • For gluten-free, replace the pita bread with gluten-free pita bread.
  • For dairy-free, replace the cheese with soy cheese or omit altogether.