Mediterranean Tuna Sandwich

Mediterranean Tuna Sandwich

A seasoned sandwich of tuna, egg, and tomato.

This sandwich, inspired by «Pan Bagnat», used to be a staple food of fishermen in Provence. Its name means «wet bread» in the local dialect and refers to bread that has been soaked in olive oil. It is still a very popular lunch in Nice and Côte d'Azur.

2 servings
Preparation 15 min
Standing 4 h

600 calories per serving 


2 panino rolls, ciabatta type   200 g
4 tsp extra virgin olive oil   20 mL
1 eggs size large, hard boiled    
4 black olives, pitted   1 1/2 tbsp
1 tomatoes, sliced   120 g
1/4 bunch arugula, rinsed and drained   24 g
1 clove garlic, minced    
1 tbsp Classic Vinaigrette (Recipe)   15 mL
140 g tuna, canned, in water    
1/2 green onions/scallions, finely chopped   7.5 g
4 leaves fresh basil [optional]   2 tbsp
1 radishes, thinly sliced   16 g
1/2 can (398 mL size) artichoke hearts   3 units
1 pinch salt [optional]   0.1 g
  ground pepper to taste    
  plastic wrap    


  1. Slice each panino roll into 2 halves lengthwise, then baste the cut sides with the oil.
  2. Put the arugula in a bowl. Pour in the Classic Vinaigrette, then add the garlic and green onion. Season with salt and pepper to taste, then mix well. Portion out the mixture onto half of the roll slices. Distribute the tomatoes, hard boiled eggs, olives, artichoke hearts, tuna, and radishes on top of the arugula. Garnish with the basil leaves (optional). Cover each roll slice with the remaining slices.
  3. Wrap each sandwich individually with plastic wrap then chill in the refrigerator under a weight, for a minimum of 4, and a maximum of 12 hours.
  4. Enjoy.

Nutrition Facts Table

Nutrition Facts

per 1 serving (370g)


% DV*

* DV = Daily Value




24 g

37 %

Saturated 4 g
+ Trans 0 g

19 %


135 mg


1050 mg

44 %


65 g

22 %


7 g

26 %


4 g


33 g

Vitamin A

25 %

Vitamin C

15 %


15 %


45 %

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Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to:

Vegetables and Fruit: serving
Grain Products: servings
Milk and Alternatives: 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives: serving

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Free :
Added Sugar, Trans Fat
Low :
Saturated Fat
Source of :
Copper, Pantothenic Acid, Vitamin C
Good source of :
Calcium, Magnesium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin D, Zinc
Excellent source of :
Fibre, Folacin, Iron, Manganese, Niacin, Phosphorus, Potassium, Selenium, Vitamin A, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Vitamin E, Vitamin K

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This recipe is in the following categories: Fish | Rice/Grain | Vegetables | Sandwiches | Halal | High Calcium | High Fibre | High Iron | High Vitamin D | Kosher | Low Saturated Fat | Picnic | French

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