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Niçoise Sandwiches

Prep time 13 mins
Cook time 3 mins
Other time 15 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1/4 of loaf )
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.

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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  1. 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.

  2. . 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.

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

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