Simple Salad Nicoise

April 1, 2020

Author: KatieChin

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Here’s the Simple Salad Nicoise recipe from my latest COOKED UP COOKING WITH KATIE Facebook livestream – You + 1 can of tuna, a pantry love story:  3 easy recipes!!

Simple Salad Nicoise

Ingredients

  • For the Dressing:
  • 6 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon minced shallot
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh tarragon
  • Dash of pepper
  • For the Salad:
  • 12 ounces baby red potatoes, quartered, boiled, rinsed and chilled
  • 12 ounces fresh green beans trimmed and blanched
  • 6 cups salad greens such as Boston lettuce, chopped Romaine, or baby arugula
  • 1 cup cherry or grape tomatoes halved
  • 4 hard-boiled eggs sliced
  • 20 whole pitted nicoise olives
  • 1 tablespoon capers
  • 2 4.5 ounce cans tuna fish, packed in olive oil; drained and flaked
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley

Instructions

  1. Divide lettuce greens evenly among serving bowls.
  2. Top each bowl of lettuce with tomatoes, hard-boiled eggs, olives, tuna, potatoes and green beans. Drizzle with dressing and garnish with fresh parsley.
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