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Niçoise Sandwiches

Niçoise Sandwiches

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.

Oxmoor House JANUARY 2008

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


  • 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


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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 233
  • Fat: 9.2g
  • Saturated fat: 1.4g
  • Protein: 13.3g
  • Carbohydrate: 24.1g
  • Cholesterol: 66mg
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Sodium: 773mg
  • Calories from fat: 36%
  • Fiber: 2.1g
  • Calcium: 78mg

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