Shortcuts: Microwave-in-Bag Haricots Verts: No water needed. Throw the entire package into the microwave for crisp-tender green beans in about three minutes. Pickled Vegetable Salad: Usually marinated overnight, this blend of cauliflower, onions, and peppers packs a ton of flavor. Hummus: Not just for snacking! Hummus is a great alternative to mayo for a sandwich spread.

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Credit: Photography: Jennifer Causey; Food Styling: Margaret Monroe Dickey; Prop Styling: Heather Chadduck Hillegas

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15 mins
15 mins
Serves 4 (serving size: 1 filled pita half)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Cook haricots verts per package directions. Remove from package, and plunge into ice water. Drain and pat dry. Cut half of haricots verts into 1 1/2-inch pieces. Reserve remaining half for another use.

  • Gently toss together chopped haricots verts, pickled vegetables, oil, juice, salt, black pepper, tuna, and olives in a large bowl.

  • Spread 1 tablespoon hummus inside each pita half; then fill each with about 1/4 cup spinach leaves and 1/2 cup tuna mixture. Top evenly with egg slices.

Nutrition Facts

296 calories; fat 14.2g; saturated fat 2.6g; mono fat 8g; poly fat 2.7g; protein 18g; carbohydrates 26g; fiber 4g; cholesterol 111mg; iron 3mg; sodium 643mg; calcium 62mg; sugars 5g.