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Nicoise Salad

Total Time

Prep: 40 min. + cooling

Makes

2 servings

This garden-fresh salad is a feast for the eyes as well as the palate. Add some crusty bread and you have a mouthwatering meal.
Nicoise Salad Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon each salt, onion powder and pepper
  • SALAD:
  • 2 small red potatoes
  • 1/2 cup cut fresh green beans
  • 3-1/2 cups torn Bibb lettuce
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 10 Greek olives, pitted and halved
  • 2 hard-boiled large eggs, quartered
  • 1 can (5 ounces) albacore white tuna in water, drained and flaked

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, whisk the oil, vinegar, mustard, salt, onion powder and pepper; set aside.
  2. Place potatoes in a small saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer until tender, 15-20 minutes. Drain and cool; cut into quarters.
  3. Place beans in another saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Cover and cook until crisp-tender, 3-5 minutes; drain and rinse in cold water.
  4. Divide lettuce between 2 salad plates; top with potatoes, beans, tomatoes, olives, eggs and tuna. Drizzle with dressing.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 613 calories, 49g fat (8g saturated fat), 242mg cholesterol, 886mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 26g protein.

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