Niçoise Sandwiches

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Salade Niçoise is a classic French salad composed of tuna, vegetables, hard-cooked eggs, olives, and tomato. In this sandwich version, a tuna mixture is spooned into a hollowed-out baguette.
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Yield:

4 servings (serving size: 1/4 of loaf )

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 13 Minutes
Cook: 3 Minutes
Other: 15 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 233
Fat 9.2 g
Satfat 1.4 g
Protein 13.3 g
Carbohydrate 24.1 g
Cholesterol 66 mg
Iron 2 mg
Sodium 773 mg
Caloriesfromfat 36 %
Fiber 2.1 g
Calcium 78 mg

Ingredients

1/4 cup thinly sliced red onion
1/4 cup chopped pitted kalamata olives
8 slices plum tomato (about 2 tomatoes)
4 green leaf lettuce leaves, chopped
1 (6-ounce) can albacore tuna in water, drained
1 hard-cooked large egg, sliced
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 (8-ounce) honey-wheat baguette

Preparation

Combine first 6 ingredients in a medium bowl. Combine vinegar and next 3 ingredients, stirring well with a whisk. Add vinegar mixture to tuna mixture, tossing to coat.

. Cut a "V"-shaped pocket in top of baguette; remove cut portion, and hollow out inside of bread, leaving a 1/2-inch border. Reserve cut portion and torn bread for another use.

. Spoon tuna mixture into hollowed-out baguette, mounding slightly. Cut filled baguette crosswise into 4 equal portions.

Note:

Oxmoor House Healthy Eating Collection

January 2008
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