Simple Nicoise Salad

Simple Nicoise Salad

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 398.2
  • Total Fat: 18.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 211.0 mg
  • Sodium: 454.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 39.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 9.2 g
  • Protein: 23.0 g

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Introduction

Perfect for a summer lunch or a light supper, this iconic salad from the South of France is as hearty as it is simple to prepare. Perfect for a summer lunch or a light supper, this iconic salad from the South of France is as hearty as it is simple to prepare.
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    2 cups fresh or frozen green beans
    2 tbsp red-wine vinegar
    1 tsp Dijon mustard
    3 tbsp olive oil
    2 heads Romaine or Bibb lettuce, chopped
    4 small red-skinned potatoes, quartered and steamed or roasted
    2 cups cucumber slices
    1 cup cherry tomatoes, cut into fourths
    1 8-ounce pouch of tuna, packed in water, drained
    4 eggs, hard-boiled
    2 tsp diced shallots
    16 black olives
    Pinch black pepper

Directions

Steam the green beans, then rinse with cool water to stop the cooking.
Whisk together the vinegar and mustard in a small bowl or shake in a jar with a tight-fitting lid. Add the oil and whisk or shake until combined.
Place the lettuce in a large bowl and toss with 2 tablespoons of the dressing.
Divide the lettuce among 4 plates. Top each salad with one fourth of the cucumbers, tomatoes, beans,
and potatoes; 2 ounces of tuna; and an
egg. Drizzle the remaining dressing atop the
vegetables, and garnish with shallots, olives and black
pepper.

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