Italian Tuna Salad Sandwiches with Black-Olive Dressing Recipe

Italian Tuna Salad Sandwiches with Black-Olive Dressing Recipe

How To Make Italian Tuna Salad Sandwiches with Black-Olive Dressing

Tangy tuna, hard boiled eggs, and crispy snow peas tossed in a rich black olive dressing makes these tuna salad sandwiches richly filling lunch meals!

Preparation: 30 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • ¾cupflat leaf parsley,chopped
  • ¾cupblack olives
  • ½cupextra virgin olive oil
  • 4anchovy fillets
  • 3garlic cloves
  • tbspfresh lemon juice
  • 1tbspthyme,chopped
  • salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 6ozsnow peas
  • 2olive oil packed tuna,(6 oz), jars or cans, imported
  • 4crusty rolls,or four 6-inch lengths of baguette
  • 1small red onion
  • 2medium tomatoes
  • 4eggs,hard cooked


  1. In a medium bowl, mix the parsley, black olives, olive oil, anchovies, garlic, lemon juice and thyme. Season the dressing with salt and pepper.

  2. In a small pot of boiling salted water, blanch the snow peas for 1 minute, or until they are bright green and just tender. Drain the snow peas and refresh them under cold water, then pat dry.

  3. Slice the snow peas lengthwise into ¼-inch strips and toss them with 1 tablespoon of the olive dressing.

  4. In a medium bowl, lightly break up the drained tuna with a fork. Add 6 tablespoons of the olive dressing and toss gently.

  5. Spread the cut sides of the rolls or baguette pieces with the remaining olive dressing.

  6. On the bottom halves of the rolls or baguette pieces, arrange the snow peas, followed by the red onion slices, the tomatoes, tuna and sliced eggs.

  7. Close the tuna sandwiches and serve. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 721.93kcal
  • Fat: 44.03g
  • Saturated Fat: 7.25g
  • Trans Fat: 0.02g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 26.65g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 7.57g
  • Carbohydrates: 41.90g
  • Fiber: 5.07g
  • Sugar: 5.50g
  • Protein: 39.89g
  • Cholesterol: 178.75mg
  • Sodium: 1071.80mg
  • Calcium: 176.99mg
  • Potassium: 674.45mg
  • Iron: 7.02mg
  • Vitamin A: 191.88µg
  • Vitamin C: 54.30mg
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