Tuna Nicoise Sandwich

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Prep time: 20 Minutes

Total time: 20 Minutes

Yield: Serves 4

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 white onion thinly sliced
  • 1/2 red onion thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup plus 4 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 2 jars (7 ounces each) best-quality tuna packed in olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice plus lemon wedges, for serving
  • 4 small ciabatta rolls split horizontally
  • 2 heads Bibb lettuce leaves split horizontally
  • 1 1/2 cups nicoise olives pitted
  • 8 hard-boiled eggs peeled and thinly sliced

Directions

  1. Put onions, 1/4 cup oil, vinegar, and 1/4 teaspoon salt in a medium bowl; season with pepper. Toss to combine. Let stand 10 minutes.
  2. Add tuna and its oil to onion mixture. Add lemon juice and 1/4 teaspoon salt; season with pepper. Gently toss to combine.
  3. Cover bottom halves of rolls with lettuce. Top with olives, eggs, and tuna mixture, dividing evenly. Drizzle each with 1 teaspoon olive oil. Cover with top halves of rolls. Serve with lemon wedges.
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