Tuna Nicoise Sandwich (Marthastewart.Com) Recipe

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Submitted by finleyrc

Makes 4 servings



This sandwich, our take on the French pan bagnat, is perfect for outdoor eating. Its flavor improves when you make it ahead. http://www.marthastewart.com/257230/tuna-nicoise-sandwich?czone=food%2Ffish-and-shellfish%2Ffish-varieties

Recipe Ingredients for Tuna Nicoise Sandwich (marthastewart.com)

3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons White Wine Vinegar
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon (to taste) Coarse salt and
1 teaspoon (to taste) ground pepper
12 ounces (2cans oil-packed tuna 6 ounces each), drained
1/4 English cucumber
1/2 small red onion
8 slices french bread (sourdough, country boule alternate)
3 tablespoons Green Olive Tapenade
1 cup fresh basil leaves
2 Egg, Whole hard boiled

Recipe Directions for Tuna Nicoise Sandwich (marthastewart.com)

  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together olive oil, white-wine vinegar, and Dijon mustard; season with coarse salt and ground pepper. Transfer 2 tablespoons dressing to another bowl; toss with tuna. To remaining dressing, add cucumber and red onion; toss to combine.

  2. Cut an 8-inch country-style round bread loaf in half horizontally; remove most of soft interior bread. Spread 3 tablespoons jarred olive tapenade on bottom half. Top with 1 cup packed fresh basil leaves, then 2 hard-cooked large eggs sliced; season with salt and pepper. Top with tuna, then cucumber mixture, and close sandwich.

  3. Wrap sandwich tightly in plastic and place between two baking sheets. Weight with a heavy skillet. Let stand 1 hour (or refrigerate, up to overnight). To serve, cut into quarters.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 242.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
525
Calories from Fat
218
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
24.2g
37%
Saturated Fat
4.3g
22%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
121mg
40%
Sodium
1316mg
55%
Potassium
365mg
10%
Total Carbohydrates
39.4g
13%
Dietary Fiber
2.3g
9%
Sugars
2.7g
Protein
36.1g
Vitamin A 12% Vitamin C 5%
Calcium 8% Iron 26%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • High in niacin
  • Very high in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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