Italian Tuna Pita Melts

Italian Tuna Pita Melts

This recipe for Italian Tuna Pita Melts is quick, delicious & simple. Mozzarella, arugula and a special yogurt dip help create an updated version of an old-time favorite.
Course Main
Cuisine Canadian Italian
Keyword canned tuna recipe, tuna melt recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 1 serving
Calories 310kcal
Author Maria Vannelli RD


  • 1- 3.5 oz or 99 grams tuna can
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice freshly squeezed
  • 1-2 tablespoons Yogurt Dip Opadipity Greek (Litehouse)
  • 1 teaspoon oregano fresh, chopped
  • 1 pita bread
  • 1 tomato thinly sliced
  • 1/3-1/2 cup mozzarella grated
  • 1 -1½ cups arugula


  • Set oven rack close to broiler.
  • Preheat broiler.
  • Combine tuna with lemon juice, dip and oregano.
  • Spread tuna mixture evenly on the pita bread.
  • Top with tomato slices and then with grated mozzarella.
  • Place on ungreased baking sheet and broil until cheese is bubbling and golden brown. 2-3 minutes.
  • Remove from oven.
  • Top with arugula and serve immediately.


Recipe can easily be doubled.
Feel free to add chopped onions, celery, olives etc...
Please keep in mind that the nutritional information provided below is just a rough estimate and variations can occur depending on the specific ingredients used. 


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 310kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 32mg | Sodium: 555mg | Potassium: 395mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1515IU | Vitamin C: 20.3mg | Calcium: 321mg | Iron: 1.9mg