Protein Bistro Lunch Box

Protein Bistro Lunch Box

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From: EatingWell.com, May 2018

Inspired by Starbucks' bistro boxes, this affordable lunch is easy to make and pack yourself. With high-protein ingredients like a hard-boiled egg, edamame and tuna, this bistro-style lunch will leave you feeling satisfied.

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  • 1 hard-boiled egg, peeled
  • ½ cup edamame in shell, cooked
  • 1½ tablespoons oil-cured black olives
  • ¼ cup low-salt canned tuna in water ( ½ can), drained
  • 2 ( ¼ inch thick) slices baguette
  • 4 cherry tomatoes
  • Lemon wedge

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  1. Arrange egg, edamame, olives, tuna, baguette slices, cherry tomatoes and lemon wedge in a 4-cup divided sealable container. (If desired, the olives and tuna can be kept separate by placing them in a silicone baking cup before arranging). Keep refrigerated until ready to eat.
  • To make ahead: Refrigerate for up to 1 day.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1 box
  • Per serving: 493 calories; 14 g fat(2 g sat); 11 g fiber; 50 g carbohydrates; 45 g protein; 36 mcg folate; 211 mg cholesterol; 4 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 1,323 IU vitamin A; 15 mg vitamin C; 91 mg calcium; 4 mg iron; 719 mg sodium; 420 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A (26% daily value), Vitamin C (25% dv), Iron (22% dv)
  • Carbohydrate Servings:
  • Exchanges: 4 lean protein, 2½ starch, 1 fat, 1 medium-fat protein, ½ vegetable

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