Mediterranean Tuna Sandwich

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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.

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Preparation : 15 min Standing : 4 h
600 calories/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 15 mL
140 g tuna, canned, in water
1/2 green onions/scallions, finely chopped
4 leaves fresh basil [optional] 2 g
1 radishes, thinly sliced 16 g
1/2 can (398 mL size) artichoke hearts 3 units
1 pinch salt [optional] 0.2 g
ground pepper to taste [optional]
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.

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This recipe is :
Excellent source of  :
Fibre, Folacin, Iron, Manganese, Niacin, Phosphorus, Potassium, Selenium, Vitamin A, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Vitamin E, Vitamin K
Good source of  :
Calcium, Magnesium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin D, Zinc
Source of  :
Copper, Pantothenic Acid, Vitamin C
Low  :
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Free  :
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1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Food Group Exchanges
Starches 3 ½
Vegetables 1 ½
Meat and Alternatives 2 ½
Fats 3

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