Simple Niçoise Salad Recipe

When you feel like you should eat a salad but don't necessarily want to, turn to the signature lunch of southern France that is salade niçoise. Packed with healthy protein from canned or seared tuna and hard-boiled eggs (which are so simple to knock off with our easy technique) and chock full of tasty veggies, this salad is sure to leave you satisfied.

Simple Niçoise Salad Recipe
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  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 3 cups mixed greens
  • 1/2 cup green beans
  • 2 plum tomatoes
  • 1/2 cucumber seeded and chopped
  • 1/2 small red onion
  • 1/2 cup black olives
  • 1 cup boiled potatoes
  • 1 can solid white Albacore tuna
  • 2 hard-boiled eggs
  • 4 anchovy filets
  • 2 tablespoons capers
  1. In a small bowl, whisk mustard, olive oil and vinegar until smooth. Set aside.
  2. Heap the greens on a serving plate, then arrange green beans, tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, olives and potatoes individually around the outside.
  3. Add tuna on top.
  4. Place hard-boiled egg quarters and anchovies on either side and sprinkle salad with capers
  5. Drizzle mustard dressing over salad and serve immediately.
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