Fresh green beans give this tuna sandwich, inspired by the classic French salad, an interesting crunch. Cooking the beans in the microwave will save you time in the kitchen.

Lisa Zwirn
Recipe by Cooking Light May 2003

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Yield:
4 servings (serving size: 1 pita half)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine beans and water in a small microwave-safe bowl; cover with plastic wrap. Microwave at high 1 1/2 minutes or until beans are crisp-tender; drain. Rinse with cold water. Drain well; cool. Combine beans, olives, capers, and tuna.

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  • Combine oil, juice, and salt, stirring with a whisk. Pour oil mixture over tuna mixture; toss gently to coat.

  • Line each pita half with 1 lettuce leaf; spoon about 1/2 cup tuna mixture into each lettuce-lined pita half.

Nutrition Facts

253 calories; calories from fat 30%; fat 8.3g; saturated fat 1.5g; mono fat 4.4g; poly fat 1.7g; protein 24.1g; carbohydrates 21.6g; fiber 4.2g; cholesterol 36mg; iron 2.6mg; sodium 702mg; calcium 48mg.
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