Pan bagnat or Pan bagna as it is sometimes
called is one of the most popular fast foods you can buy in the south of
Pan Bagnat ~ French Fast Food
Although the term fast food conjures up images of unhealthy foods, this is in fact a truly
tasty and healthy snack which comes as no surprise as this is France after
This delicious food is really the equivalent of
taking a Salade
Niçoise and making it into a quick and easy French fast food.
consists of a crusty French roll, drenched in olive oil and packed with the
fresh healthy ingredients you would find in a traditional Salade Niçoise and
believe me it is truly wonderful.
You will often see the local French people
eating them whilst playing a game of French boules or pétanque, as it is
such a great snack which you can take with you for such activities and it makes
a great picnic food too.
For this recipe you will need to use it as a
guide and vary it according to how many you need it for and which variety of
salad vegetables you have available.
If you don't like anchovies you can use
tuna instead or simply make a vegetarian version and leave out the fish.
However, the original version will of course include the anchovies.
Wondering What Petanque Is?
Petanque, pronounced "pay-tonk", one of Europe's most popular outdoor games, is a cousin of both horseshoes and of the Italian bowling game called 'bocce'. The game originated in the South of France in the early 1900's.
The nutritional information for this recipe has been calculated for the entire recipe electronically, if you are not satisfied with these results, please use the link to CALORIE COUNTER in the Notes section above. They are not intended as a health recommendation or guideline.
Excellent site with some old favourites together with some recipes which were new to me.
This Website is AMAZING! I was raised by my stepmother who was born in France and grew up eating this food! Every Sunday we would go to her mothers house and eat, I have been trying to recreate these recipes on my own and have failed miserably. THANK YOU for having these recipes for use! They are FANTASTIC!