Pan Bagnat (Tuna Sandwich)

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A seasoned sandwich of tuna, egg, and tomato.

«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.

Preparation : 15 min Standing : 4 h
630 calories/serving
  • Can be done in advance
  • Very easy
  • Lactose Free
  • Nuts & Peanuts Free
  • Halal
  • Kosher
  • Kid-friendly
  • Heart-healthy


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
arugula, rinsed and drained 24 g
1 clove garlic, minced
15 mL Classic Vinaigrette 1 tbsp
140 g tuna, canned
1/2 green onions/scallions, finely chopped
1 radishes, thinly sliced 16 g
plastic wrap
4 leaves fresh basil [optional] 2 tbsp
salt [optional]
ground pepper to taste [optional]


  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, 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

per 1 serving (290g)


% Daily Value




29 g

44 %

Saturated 4.7 g
+ Trans 0 g

23 %


120 mg


710 mg

30 %


57 g

19 %


4 g

15 %


4 g


34 g

Vitamin A

27 %

Vitamin C

17 %


13 %


38 %

Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Vegetables and Fruits : 1 serving
Grain Products : 3 ½ servings
Milk and Alternatives : 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives : 1 ¼ servings


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


1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Food Group Exchanges
Starches 3 ½
Vegetables ½
Meat and Alternatives 3
Fats 4 ½

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This recipe is in the following categories

Vegetables | Sandwiches | High Iron | High Vitamin D | Heart-healthy | Low Saturated Fat | Halal | Kosher | Picnic | French