A glass jar filled with tuna Niçoise

Tuna Niçoise protein pot

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 10 mins

Easy

Serves 1

Looking for a tasty protein fix after a workout, or a lunch that will fill you up? Try a tuna and egg Niçoise pot, delivering 30g of protein per portion

Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy
  • Gluten-free

Nutrition: Per serving

  • kcal298
  • fat15g
  • saturates2g
  • carbs8g
  • sugars6g
  • fibre4g
  • protein30g
  • salt0.84g
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Ingredients

  • 1 large egg
    Eggs

    Egg

    egg

    The ultimate convenience food, eggs are powerhouses of nutrition, packed with protein and a…

  • 80g green beans
  • 1 tomato, amber or red, quartered
    Tomato

    Tomato

    toe-mart-oh

    A member of the nightshade family (along with aubergines, peppers and chillies), tomatoes are in…

  • 120g can tuna in spring water
    Tuna

    Tuna

    tune-ah

    A member of the mackerel family, tuna are mainly found in the world's warmer oceans. They…

  • 1½ -2 tbsp French dressing

Method

  1. Boil the egg for 8-10 mins depending on if you want a soft or hard yolk, then at the same time steam the green beans for 6 mins above the pan until tender. Cool the egg and beans under running water then carefully shell and quarter the egg. Leave to cool.

  2. Tip the beans into a large packed lunch pot. Top with the tomato, tuna and quartered egg and spoon on the French dressing. Seal until ready to eat (see tip below).

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