Salad Nicoise Sandwich

This tuna sandwich recipe combines the bold flavors of southern France to create a low-calorie entree that can be prepared in less than 30 minutes.

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Makes:
6 servings
Start to Finish:
25 mins
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Salad Nicoise Sandwich

Ingredients
4
ounces fresh green beans, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces (about 1 cup)
1
12 ounce can chunk white or light tuna (water pack), drained and flaked
1
cup halved cherry tomatoes
1/3
cup chopped pitted nioise or Kalamata olives
1/4
2
tablespoons chopped fresh mint
1
tablespoon lemon juice
2
teaspoons olive oil
3
cups packaged mixed salad greens
3
Greek pita flat breads
6
short wooden skewers
 
Cherry tomatoes, pitted nioise or Kalamata olives, fresh mint leaves

Directions

  1. In medium covered saucepan cook green beans in boiling water about 4 minutes, until crisp-tender. Drain; rinse under cold water; drain again.
  2. 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.
  3. 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
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