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Vietnamese Tuna Banh Mi


Did you know that canned fish, like tuna and salmon, has roughly the same nutritional value as fresh? Plus, canned fish has a longer shelf life, which makes getting those omega-3s in your diet easy and delicious!

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Servings: 4


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Vietnamese Tuna Banh Mi

INGREDIENTS

Chipotle Mayonnaise:
½ cup mayonnaise
2 tablespoons canned chipotle peppers, minced

Tuna Mixture:
1 15-ounce can tuna, drained and flaked
1 4.5-ounce can diced green chilies, drained
¼ cup fresh-squeezed lime juice
2 tablespoons Asian fish sauce
Salt and pepper to taste
1 12–inch-long baguette or 2 6-inch rolls, split lengthwise
1 cup canned whole baby carrots, drained and cut into thin strips
2 canned jalapeno peppers, sliced

 

PREPARATION

Prepare chipotle mayonnaise: In small bowl stir mayonnaise and chipotle peppers to mix well. Set aside.


Prepare Tuna Mixture: In medium bowl combine tuna, chilies, lime juice and fish sauce. Add salt and pepper to taste.


Spread chipotle mayonnaise on both sides of baguette. Fill with tuna mixture. Top with carrot strips and jalapeno slices.




Nutrition Information Per Serving:

Calories 455; Total Fat 24g (Sat 3g, Trans 0g); Cholesterol 46mg; Sodium 1774mg; Total Carbohydrates 33g; Dietary Fiber 3g; Sugars 4g; Protein 26g; Vitamin A 4428IU; Vitamin C 10mg; Calcium 65mg; Iron 4mg; Vitamin D **IU; Folate 85mcg

% Daily Value: Vitamin A 89%; Vitamin C 17%; Calcium 65%; Iron 22%

** total Vit D not available