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Tuna Nicoise

Total Time: 1 HR 15 MIN Makes: 15 Appetizers
Prep Time: 15 MIN Cook Time: 0 MIN Additional Time: 1 HR

Albacore tuna, green beans, black olives and grape tomatoes join forces in a crunchy Mini Phyllo Shell in these easy-to-assemble appetizers.

  • 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
  • Dash of salt and pepper
  • 3 1/2 ounces drained white albacore tuna, flaked
  • 2 tablespoons 1/2 inch cut, cooked green beans
  • 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped black olives
  • 1 tablespoons small diced onion
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh basil leaves
  • 1 package (15 count) AthensĀ® Phyllo Shells
  • 8 grape tomatoes, cut in half, for garnish


In a food processor puree oil, lemon juice, lemon zest, salt and pepper. In a small bowl combine tuna, green beans, olives, onion and basil. Drizzle with dressing. Toss lightly. Chill for 1 hour. Spoon 1 rounded teaspoon of filling into each phyllo shell. Garnish with tomato halves. Serve immediately.