Salad Nicoise Sandwich
ounces fresh green beans, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces (about 1 cup)
12 ounce can chunk white or light tuna (water pack), drained and flaked
cup halved cherry tomatoes
cup chopped pitted nioise or Kalamata olives
cup finely chopped sweet onion
tablespoons chopped fresh mint
tablespoon lemon juice
teaspoons olive oil
cups packaged mixed salad greens
Greek pita flat breads
short wooden skewers
- In medium covered saucepan cook green beans in boiling water about 4 minutes, until crisp-tender. Drain; rinse under cold water; drain again.
- Place beans in large bowl. Stir in tuna, the 1 cup cherry tomatoes, the 1/3 cup olives, onion, and 2 tablespoons mint. Add lemon juice, oil, and 1/8 teaspoon pepper; toss to combine. Stir in salad mix.
- To serve, cut pits in half crosswise. Cut each half horizontally. Fill pits with about 1/2 cup tuna mixture. On each wooden skewer, thread a whole cherry tomato, whole olive, and mint leaf; spear filled pits. Makes 6 servings.
Nutrition Facts(Salad Nicoise Sandwich)
- Per serving:
- 210 kcal cal.,
- 5 g fat
- (1 g sat. fat,
- 24 mg chol.,
- 527 mg sodium,
- 23 g carb.,
- 3 g fiber,
- 17 g pro.
- Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet