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Salad Nicoise Sandwich

Makes: 6 servings
Start to Finish 25 mins
Salad Nicoise Sandwich
  • 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  cup  finely chopped sweet onion
  • 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

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)
  • Servings Per Recipe 6,
  • cal. (kcal) 210,
  • Fat, total (g) 5,
  • chol. (mg) 24,
  • sat. fat (g) 1,
  • carb. (g) 23,
  • fiber (g) 3,
  • pro. (g) 17,
  • vit. A (IU) 632,
  • vit. C (mg) 14,
  • sodium (mg) 527,
  • calcium (mg) 61,
  • iron (mg) 2,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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