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Tuna Tahini Pepper Panini


  • Author: Stephanie Stanley
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Ingredients

Tahini Harissa Sauce⁣⁣

  • 1/3 Cup + 1 Tbsp tahini⁣⁣
  • 1/3 Cup extra-virgin olive oil⁣⁣
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice⁣⁣
  • 1/4 cup water⁣⁣
  • 2.5 Tbsps. harissa⁣⁣
  • 1/2 tsp. finely grated lemon zest,⁣⁣
  • 6 cloves roasted garlic⁣⁣
  • Salt and pepper to taste⁣⁣

Tuna Tahini Pepper Panini

  • ½ tsp avocado oil to season the grill pan⁣⁣
  • 1 red, orange, or yellow bell pepper, halved, seeded⁣⁣
  • 1 can of @wildplanet tuna⁣⁣
  • + any tuna additions, use what YOU love (I love pickles*, fennel, and parsley) *make sure they are compliant⁣⁣
  • + a healthy serving of the sauce – you know how you like it⁣⁣

Instructions

Tahini Harissa Sauce⁣⁣

Start with the tahini and cold water, whisk until it’s smooth and creamy. The tahini + cold water will seize up briefly before getting creamy and smooth. Add remaining ingredients to a food processor and blend, store for up to a week.

Tuna Tahini Pepper Panini

  1. MIX up the tuna salad to your preferences.⁣⁣
  2. FILL the pepper, and sandwich together.
  3. PREHEAT a grill pan OR a cast iron over medium heat.⁣⁣
  4. OIL the grill pan.⁣⁣
  5. PLACE pepper on oiled pan, pressing down on the top with another heavy pan to smush and flatten a bit. ⁣⁣
  6. COOK for 2-3 minutes until grill marks sear in and pepper has softened. ⁣⁣
  7. FLIP (carefully)⁣⁣
  8. ENJOY! ⁣⁣