Learn how to make Tuna Nicoise in Lettuce Wraps, one of Rita's recipes with healthy heart oils.

Tuna Nicoise in Lettuce Wraps


  • 2 tablespoons chopped red onion
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard  
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • ¼ teaspoon dried dillweed, crumbled
  • ¼ teaspoon sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 (5-ounce) can chunk light tuna, packed in water, drained and flaked
  • 16 Bibb lettuce leaves
  • 2 tablespoons chopped black olives, drained
  • 4 cherry tomatoes, sliced


  1. In small bowl, stir together the onion, vinegar, mustard, oil, dillweed, sugar and pepper. Stir in tuna. 
  2. Spoon 1 tablespoon of the spread onto each lettuce leaf. Top with olives and then tomatoes. Roll up the wrap.