Maltese Tuna Sandwich

Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2 servings


  • ΒΌ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 heaping tablespoon capers rinsed
  • Mrs. Dash seasoning
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 4 large slices white or wholewheat bread
  • Several slices sweet red or white onion
  • 2 hard-boiled eggs sliced
  • Leaves from 2 basil sprigs
  • 1 can tuna, 7 ounces drained
  • 1/2 small cucumber thinly sliced


  1. Pour the olive oil on a dinner plate. Sprinkle with the vinegar and scatter the capers over the surface. Sprinkle with Mrs. Dash seasoning. Spread the tomato paste over one side of the bread slices.
  2. Press the tomato paste side of bread slices into the olive oil mixture. If any capers fail to stick, distribute them manually over the surfaces.
  3. On the dressed side of two bread slices, layer the onion slices, eggs, basil leaves, tuna and cucumber. Top with the remaining bread slices.