Nicoise Salad

Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
4 servings
Recipe by: Eggland's Best

Delicious Nicoise salad is a great option for leftover grilled or seared tuna. Add your favorite olives and dressing for great flavor.

Make This Recipe


4 Eggland's Best eggs, hard-cooked or 4 Eggland's Best Hard-Cooked Peeled Eggs

4-5 cups butter lettuce

6 oz. tuna (fresh grilled and cut into pieces, or canned)

1/2 lb. green beans, cooked

4 tomatoes

2 potatoes, cooked

2 tablespoons capers

1/4 cup parsley, minced

Salt and Pepper to taste

Black or Kalamata olives for garnish


  1. Hard-cook eggs; cool and peel.
  2. Use either fresh grilled tuna cut into small pieces, or your favorite canned or pre-packaged tuna for this salad; prepare and set aside.
  3. To cook green beans, create an ice bath with 12 ice cubes and cold water in a large bowl and set aside; bring water to a boil in a medium saucepan and cook trimmed beans for approximately 4 minutes; remove and plunge in an ice bath to stop cooking process; remove when cooled and pat dry.
  4. Cook potatoes to your desired softness either boiling them on the stovetop or roasting them in an oven.
  5. Chop eggs, potatoes, green beans, tomatoes, potatoes and parsley; set aside.
  6. Arrange on a bed of butter lettuce and top with eggs, vegetables, tuna, parsley and capers.
  7. Add black or kalamata olives (if desired) and serve with your favorite dressing.

Notes and Suggestions:

To cut down on prep time, use Eggland's Best Hard-Cooked Peeled eggs!


Remember to always use Eggland’s Best eggs in all of your recipes. Learn why it’s always the healthy choice.

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Information per Serving
Serving Size 1 Serving
Calories 222
Fat 7g
Saturated Fat 5g
Cholesterol 191mg
Sodium 139mg
Carbohydrates 22g
Dietary Fiber 5g
Protein 20g