Not your mother's tuna salad

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PREP TIME

20 min

Makes

4 Servings

Not your mother's tuna salad

Not your mother's tuna salad.
Photo, Roberto Caruso.

The humble sandwich goes haute. Build a better sandwich with a few fresh ingredients and some creative upgrades.


Ingredients

  • 2 170-g cans flaked white tuna , packed in water, drained well
  • 4 large roasted red peppers , patted dry
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small garlic clove , minced
  • 1/4 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 tsp hot-red-chili-flakes
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 8 slices whole-wheat bread
  • 1 small head bibb lettuce , washed and dried

Instructions

  • Break up tuna in a bowl with a fork.
  • Whirl 2 roasted peppers with pecans, oil, garlic, cumin, chili flakes and salt in a food processor until smooth. Stir into tuna along with feta and cilantro. Coarsely chop remaining peppers.
  • Spread tuna mixture on 4 slices of bread. Top with lettuce and some peppers, then sandwich with remaining bread.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 379,
  • Protein
  • 27 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 40 g,
  • Fat
  • 14 g,
  • Fibre
  • 7 g,
  • Sodium
  • 1133 mg.