Nicoise Salad
Nicoise Salad
This is one of the best combinations of salad ingredients ever invented!
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
10 min
Total Time
20 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
10 min
Total Time
20 min
Ingredients
  1. 4 eggs
  2. 425g Tuna (1 med can - chunky style) drained
  3. 15 fresh thin green beans, boiled briefly - then cooled in ice cold water
  4. 12 cherry tomatoes
  5. 1 small head of green lettuce
  6. 1 spring onion - sliced
  7. 75 grams pitted black olives - sliced
  8. 1 med red capsicum - seeded and sliced
  9. 1 small cucumber - sliced thinly
  10. For the dressing
  11. 7 tbsp Olive Oil
  12. 3 tbsp lemon juice or wine vinegar
  13. 1/2 tsp French mustard
  14. 1 garlic clove peeld and crushed
  15. 1/2 tsp salt
  16. 1/2 tsp black pepper
Instructions
  1. Boil the eggs in a pot for 5-6 mins. Let cool and then peel and slice in halves or quarters
  2. Lay the lettuce in a large salad bowl (or divide among smaller individual bowls for single servings).
  3. Add the cooked beans, tuna, spring onion, capsicum, cucumber, olives and tomatoes.
  4. Top the salad with the boiled eggs.
  5. Pour the dressing over the salad to taste to serve (use as much or as little as you like).
To make the dressing
  1. The easiest way to make a salad dressing is to put all the ingredients in a clean jam jar, put the lid on and shake vigorously for 5-10 secs until all ingredients are mixed well.
  2. Pour the dressing over the salad to taste (use as much or as little as you like).
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