Easy Nicoise Salad

Nicoise Salad

Rating:

apples-green

Created by:

QAST
Preparation:
20 min
Cooking:
16 min
Source:
Healthier. Happier.
Allergens:
Egg

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Ingredients

4eggs
450gunpeeled baby potatoes, washed
250ggreen beans, trimmed, cut into 3cm pieces
8large cos lettuce leaves, roughly torn or 150g small spinachleaves
425gtuna in spring water, drained
250gcherry tomatoes
1/2cupsmall pitted black olives, drained
1tbspDijon mustard
1.5tbsplemon juice

Method

  1. Place eggs in a small saucepan, cover with water and bring to the boil. Simmer for 6 minutes, drain and refresh with cold water. Once cool, peel eggs and cut into quarters.
  2. Place potatoes in a medium-sized saucepan and cover with water. Bring to the boil and simmer for 8 minutes. Add green beans and simmer for a further 2 minutes until they are bright green and potatoes are tender.
  3. Drain beans and potatoes and refresh with cold water.
  4. Cut potatoes in half and add to a large serving bowl with lettuce, tuna, beans, tomatoes and olives, topped with eggs.
  5. Before service, mix mustard with lemon juice and drizzle over salad.
  6. Serve immediately or store covered in fridge until service time.

Recipe description

A French salad with tuna, green beans, hard boiled eggs, tomatoes, and potatoes that’s hearty enough to serve as a main dish.

Variations

  • Replace potatoes with a drained 425g can of cannellini beans.
  • Substitute cos lettuce for mesculin, baby spinach or butter lettuce leaves.
  • Substitute tuna for cooked chicken.
Contact

347 Old Cleveland Road
Coorparoo
QLD 4151

Phone: (07) 3324 1511

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