Tuna Steak And Vegetable Sandwiches

Title: Tuna Steak And Vegetable Sandwiches
Categories: January 199
Yield: 1 servings

3/4 c Plus 2 tablespoons olive oil
3 tb Balsamic vinegar or red wine
3 tb Chopped fresh marjoram or 2
; dried
2 Garlic cloves; minced
3 Japanese eggplants; trimmed,
; lengthwise into
; 1/3-inch-thick
; slices
2 Zucchini; trimmed, cut
; lengthwise into
; 1/3-inch-thick
; slices
1 Yellow bell pepper; cut into
; 1/3-inch-wide
; strips
8 sl Country bread or sourdough
-bread; (1/2-inch-thick)
1 Tuna steak; cut crosswise
; 1/4-inch-thick
; slices (1-pound)
Chopped fresh marjoram or
-pinch of dried
; Arugula

Preheat broiler. Combine 3/4 cup oil and next 3 ingredients in small bowl.
Arrange eggplant slices, zucchini and bell pepper on broiler pan. Brush on
both sides with oil mixture. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Broil until
brown, watching closely, about 2 minutes per side. Transfer to platter.
Place bread on broiler pan. Brush top side with oil mixture and sprinkle
with pepper. Broil until top side is brown. Transfer to work surface,
browned side up.

Meanwhile, heat 2 tablespoons oil in heavy large skillet over high heat.
Season tuna with salt and pepper. Add to skillet and saute until just
cooked through, about 30 seconds per side. Place tuna on half of bread
slices. Sprinkle with chopped marjoram. Top with vegetables and arugula,
then remaining bread slices, browned side down.

Serves 4.

Bon Appetit January 1994

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