Cold Sliced Chicken in Tuna Sauce
A twist on the classic Italian dish vitello tonnato--poached veal marinated in tuna sauce--is popular on hot summer nights. Make it a meal: Serve with grilled vegetables, whole-grain baguette and a glass of pinot grigio.
Make Ahead Tip: Prepare through Step 3. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
Note: Chunk light tuna, which comes from the smaller skipjack or yellowfin, has less mercury than canned white albacore tuna. The FDA/EPA advises that women who are or might become pregnant, nursing mothers and young children consume no more than 6 ounces of albacore a week; up to 12 ounces of canned light tuna is considered safe.
Tip: To roast garlic: Preheat oven to 350°F. Place each head of garlic on a piece of foil, drizzle with 1 teaspoon oil and wrap into a package. Place the packages directly on the oven rack and roast until cloves are soft, 30 to 40 minutes.
1 vegetable, 3 1/2 lean meat, 1 fat