Salad Nicoise

Nick Monfire


As always my 6 year old loves this dish. A very healthy and colorful salad.


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10 Min
10 Min
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5 oz
tuna in water drained
1 tsp
capers rinsed and drained
2 Tbsp
sliced sicilian or kalamata olives
1 c
fresh green beans blanched
1/2 c
thinly sliced red onion
red bell pepper cut into rings
2 large
hard boiled eggs sliced (preferably pickled)
2 c
chopped fresh salad greens
southwest style chicken breast cut into 1 inch pieces
2 Tbsp
extra virgin olive oil
1 Tbsp
fresh lemon juice
1/2 tsp
dijon mustard
1/2 clove
garlic grated
1 tsp
lemon zest

How to Make Salad Nicoise


  • 1In a small bowl combine the first 3 ingredients tuna,capers and olives.Toss gently and set aside.
  • 2On a large plate arrange blanched green beans on edge of plate. Layer salad greens inside of green beans followed by onions and red bell pepper. Make a small hole in middle of plate. Spoon tuna mixture in the center of plate. Layer chicken and eggs in circular fashion on top of greens.
  • 3In a small bowl add the last 5 ingredients Olive oil,lemon juice,dijon,garlic and lemon zest and whisk until emulsified. Drizzle over the salad and serve.

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About Salad Nicoise

Course/Dish: Tuna Salads
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: French
Dietary Needs: Low Carb
Other Tag: Healthy

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