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Tomato “Sandwich” Nicoise

Tomato “Sandwich” Nicoise


2 large fully ripened fresh Florida tomatoes (about 1 lb.)
2 cans
solid white tuna in water, drained(6 oz. each)
¼ cup sliced pitted black olives (preferably imported)
2 tsps. capers
¼ cup prepared oil and vinegar dressing, divided
lettuce leaves
4 slices red onion
8 oz.
green beans, cooked (about 2 cups)
2 hard-cooked eggs, quartered lengthwise

1. Cut 4 slices from the center of each tomato.

2. In a medium-sized bowl, gently combine tuna, olives, capers and 2 tablespoons of the dressing.

3. To assemble: On each of four plates, layer a tomato slice, a lettuce leaf, onion slice and ¼ of the tuna mixture; top with the remaining tomato slices. Arrange green beans and egg wedges on each plate, dividing evenly; drizzle with remaining dressing.

Recipe and photo: Florida Tomato Commitee

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