Nicoise Salad

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Nicoise Salad
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Yield
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.

Ingredients

  • 4 Eggland's Best eggs, hard cooked
  • 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

Nutrition

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

Hard-cook eggs; cool and peel.

Use either fresh grilled tuna cut into small pieces, or your favorite canned or pre-packaged tuna for this salad; prepare and set aside.

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.

Cook potatoes to your desired softness either boiling them on the stovetop or roasting them in an oven.

Chop eggs, potatoes, green beans, tomatoes, potatoes and parsley; set aside.

Arrange on a bed of butter lettuce and top with eggs, vegetables, tuna, parsley and capers.

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!

Filed Under: Appetizer, Side Dish

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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