Nicoise Salad Sandwich

2,367views
1 users rated this recipe an average rating of 3.0
  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Start to Finish: 20 mins
Rate me!


Nicoise Salad Sandwich
Ingredients
12
thin slices whole wheat bread, toasted
4
leaves butterhead (Boston or Bibb) lettuce
1/2
cup very thin fresh green beans, trimmed
2
4 1/2 ounce pouches lemon-pepper marinated chunk light tuna*
1
medium tomato, thinly sliced
1/2
of a medium red onion, thinly sliced
8
Nicoise or Kalamata olives
2
hard-cooked eggs, sliced (optional)
1
recipe Fresh Parsley Gremolata Vinaigrette
Directions
  1. Arrange eight slices of the bread on a work surface. Top four of the slices with lettuce leaves; arrange the green beans on top of the lettuce, and top with tuna. Top four slices with the tomato, red onion, 2 olives, and, if desired, egg slices. Drizzle the eight topped bread slices with Fresh Parsley Gremolata Vinaigrette.
  2. Place the tomato-topped bread slices on top of the lettuce-topped bread slices to make four stacks. Top each stack with one of the remaining four bread slices.
  3. Cut each sandwich stack in half. Secure through the sandwich half with a long toothpick or 4-inch skewer.
From the Test Kitchen
*Tip:

If you can't find marinated tuna, use your favorite tuna; drain the tuna and squeeze a lemon wedge over it.

Fresh Parsley Gremolata Vinaigrette
Ingredients
1/4
cup white wine vinegar
1/4
cup olive oil
2
tablespoons snipped fresh parsley
2
cloves garlic, minced
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon cracked black pepper
Directions
  1. In a screw-top jar combine vinegar, oil, parsley, garlic, lemon peel, salt, and pepper. Cover and shake well.
Nutrition Facts (Nicoise Salad Sandwich)
    Per serving:
  • 367 kcal cal.,
  • 18 g fat
  • (3 g sat. fat,
  • 2 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 10 g monounsatured fat),
  • 28 mg chol.,
  • 652 mg sodium,
  • 26 g carb.,
  • 5 g fiber,
  • 5 g sugar,
  • 25 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Your Comment:
close
X