Whole Wheat Tuna Treat


  • 1 ¾ cups dry bulgur wheat
  • 1avocado – peeled, pitted and diced
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • ½ pound bacon
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 (5 ounce) cans tuna, drained
  • Directions

  • Step 1

    Place the bulgur wheat into a saucepan with at least 3 times it’s depth in water. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, then reduce heat and simmer until tender, about 15 minutes. Add water if necessary to prevent burning. When the wheat is tender, stir in a pinch of salt and simmer for 5 more minutes. When done, drain and set aside to cool.


  • Step 2

    Place bacon in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium-high heat until evenly brown. Drain, crumble and set aside. Place the diced avocado into a small bowl. Season with salt and pepper, then toss with lemon juice to thoroughly coat.

  • Step 3

    In a large bowl, combine the tuna and cooled bulgur wheat. Add the bacon and the avocado with its juice, and toss gently. Serve as a meal or as a salad.

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