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Hot Muffuletta Sandwich

A taste of New Orleans where this famous sandwich originated is featured in this warm sandwich.

Serves 
Prep time
30 min
Cook Time
35 min
Time to Table
1 hour 5 min

Ingredients

1 can (142g or 170 g)
Clover Leaf Chunk Light Tuna in Water, drained and flaked
2 tsp (10 mL)
lemon juice
1 pkg (300 g)
frozen chopped spinach, thawed
6
large crusty rolls (kaisers)
1 pkg (250 g)
light cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup (125 mL)
chopped red onion
1 tbsp (15 mL)
butter or margarine
1/4 cup (50 mL)
dry white wine (or chicken broth)
2 cups (500 mL)
fresh mushrooms, sliced
1/4 tsp (1 mL)
dried thyme leaves
2
large tomatoes, thinly sliced
1/4 cup (50 mL)
grated Parmesan cheese

Preparation

  1. Sprinkle tuna with lemon juice. Squeeze moisture from spinach; stir into tuna.
  2. Slice 1/2-inch (1 cm) off top of each roll. Hollow out bottom of rolls leaving 1/4- inch (6 mm) shell. Spread bottoms evenly with cream cheese.
  3. Sauté onion in melted butter in skillet until soft. Add wine, mushrooms and thyme. Cook 2-3 minutes. Remove from heat.
  4. Spread tuna mixture over cream cheese layer in rolls. Top with mushroom mixture. Add a tomato slice to each and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Wrap individually in foil.
  5. Bake at 375°F (190°C) 30-35 minutes.

Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition

Amount per serving% Daily Value
Calories
350
Fat
12 g
18%
Saturated Fat
6 g
Trans Fat
0.1 g
Saturated + Trans
31%
Cholesterol
40 mg
Sodium
750 mg
31%
Carbohydrate
39 g
13%
Fibre
3 g
12%
Sugar
7 g
Protein
20 g
Vitamin A
25%
Vitamin C
15%
Calcium
25%
Iron
20%

Claims Per Serving

- Source of Fibre
- Source of Protein
- Excellent Source of Vitamin A
- Good Source of Vitamin C
- Excellent Source of Calcium
- Good Source of Iron

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