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Tuna Wrap: The easy and tasty rolled sandwich recipe

Tuna Wrap: The easy and tasty rolled sandwich recipe


Extra virgin olive oil

Il tuna wrap is one street food very tasty very easy to make. It is prepared in a few simple steps by simply heating one piadina on a hot non-stick plate, stuffing it with drained tuna, avocado, cherry tomatoes, lettuce and yogurt and lime sauce, and rolling it on itself (from the English wrapwrap), until you get a roll delicious ready in a matter of minutes.

A mouthwatering alternative to the classic sandwich, the wrap is perfect for a lunch quick at the office, an informal meal with friends or a trip out of town. For the base you can choose our local piadina, to buy ready-made or pack at home following our advice, or a soft corn tortilla, perfect even for those who are intolerant to gluten.

For best results remember to toast the piadina in the pan only for a few moments: otherwise it could get too dry and it would be difficult to roll. If you wish, for an even more genuine result, you can use a home made Greek yogurt and enrich it with thyme leaves, grated ginger or daikon, the Japanese radish with a typical pungent flavor. Or you can vary the ingredients according to your personal taste and try your hand at a version based on chicken curry cubes, smoked salmonham and stracchino cheese …

Cclose the wrap it may seem complex on the surface, but in reality it presents no difficulty. To do this, once the piadina is filled, simply fold the two edges on the filling into a crescent, without overlapping them; then lift the bottom flap and bring it closer to the center, and finally roll the pastry on itself, from bottom to top, holding the wrap with your fingers to avoid letting the sauce come out.

Find out how to prepare the tuna wrap by following the step by step procedure and advice. If you liked this recipe, try your hand at the burrito too.

How to prepare the tuna wrap

Drain the tuna from the preservation liquid and let it drain well in a narrow mesh colander 1.

Cut the avocado in half 2 and eliminates the core.

Take the pulp and cut it and slices 3.

Sprinkle the avocado slices with the juice of 1/2 lime 4 to prevent them from oxidizing.

Pour the Greek yogurt into a small bowl 5.

Perfume with the remaining lime juice and its grated zest 6.

Wash the lettuce under running water, pat it dry with a clean cloth and collect it in a salad bowl 7.

Also wash the cherry tomatoes, dry them, cut them in half and add them to the lettuce 8; then season them with a drizzle of oil and a pinch of salt and pepper.

Thoroughly heat a non-stick pan on the stove 9 until it’s hot.

Lay the flatbread on one side 10 and let it heat for about 30 seconds.

Then turn it over 11 and proceed in the same way on the other side as well.

Arrange the piadina on a flat plate and spread it with the yogurt sauce 12.

Place the avocado slices on top 13.

Follow with the lettuce and cherry tomatoes 14.

And complete with the drained tuna 15.

Close the two flaps of the piadina inwards, then fold the bottom flap towards the center and roll it up on itself to form a wrap 16.

Cut the wrap in half 17.

And serve with the yogurt sauce 18.


It is recommended to consume the tuna wrap at the moment. Alternatively, it can be kept in the fridge, in an airtight container or wrapped in cling film 1 day massimo.

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