Salmon Nicoise Salad with Lemon-Caper Dressing

Salmon Nicoise Salad With Lemon-caper Dressing Recipe

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Carolyn Haas


I found this in my Weight Watchers magazine and made a few minor changes. It's 8 points per serving.


★★★★★ 2 votes

20 Min
30 Min


  • 4 1/2 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 1 small
    onion, minced
  • 2 Tbsp
    capers, rinsed and drained
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
  • 2 tsp
    dijon mustard
  • 3/4 lb
    new potatoes, sliced 1/2 inch thick
  • 8 oz
    green beans
  • 2
    salmon fillets - 1/4 pound each
  • 1/8 tsp
  • 4 c
    lettuce leaves
  • 2 small
    tomatoes cut into wedges
  • 2
    hard-boiled eggs, sliced
  • 12
    niçoise olives

How to Make Salmon Nicoise Salad with Lemon-Caper Dressing


  1. for DRESSING:
    put lemon juice, onion, capers, oil water and mustard in blender; puree and set aside
  2. Add salt to water in a large pot; bring to boil. Add potatoes and simmer until tender 7 - 10 minutes. Transfer to bowl, drizzle with 1 Tablespoon dressing, toss to coat, set aside to cool.
  3. Fill large bowl with ice water, set aside.
  4. Put green beans in potato pot; simmer until crisp-tender about 3-4 minutes. Transfer to ice water with slotted spoon; cool then drain.
  5. Put salmon in steamer basket; sprinkle with salt. Set steamer over simmering water; cover and steam fish until just opaque in center, about 8 - 10 minutes.
  6. While salmon cooks, divide lettuce, potatoes, green beans, tomatoes, eggs and olives among 4 plates; top each with 2 oz salmon, drizzle each with about 2 1/2 Tsp dressing.

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About Salmon Nicoise Salad with Lemon-Caper Dressing

Course/Dish: Other Salads
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: French
Other Tag: Healthy

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