Tuna Niçoise Melt

This is a seriously tasty sandwich.

I think I could have eaten about five of them, but somehow, thanks to willpower that came out of nowhere, I managed to eat only one.  Yay!

This warm sandwich is also incredibly easy to put together.  Below is my “deconstructed tuna melt sandwich” photo, to show you that just this handful of ingredients can put together a delicious meal.

There is, however, one other component not shown in the photo and which, in my humble opinion, is also the most important element.  What do you think I’m speaking of?  Is it a bird? Is it a plane?  No, it’s just the best, most typically Parisian bistro dressing – a mix of dijon mustard, red wine vinegar, and canola oil.  This lovely sauce gets tossed with the tuna before getting stuffed into our lovely whole wheat pita (which, incidentally, can be substituted by the whole wheat bread slices you see above).

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