Salad Nicoise

Salad Nicoise
  • Prep: 20
  • Cook: 16 mins
  • Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 4 eggs
  • 6 baby potatoes, washed
  • 250g green beans, trimmed, cut into 3cm pieces
  • 8 cos lettuce, roughly torn
  • 425g can tuna in spring water, drained
  • 250g cherry tomatoes
  • ½ cup olives
  • 1 tbs Dijon mustard
  • 1 ½ tbs lemon juice

Method

  1. Place eggs in a small saucepan, cover with water and bring to the boil. Simmer for 6 minutes, drain and refresh with cold water. Once cool, peel eggs and cut into quarters.
  2. Place potatoes in a medium-sized saucepan and cover with water. Bring to the boil and simmer for 8 minutes. Add green beans and simmer for a further 2 minutes until they are bright green and potatoes are tender.
  3. Drain beans and potatoes and refresh with cold water.
  4. Cut potatoes in half and add to a large serving bowl with lettuce, tuna, beans, tomatoes and olives, topped with eggs.
  5. Mix mustard with lemon juice and drizzle over salad.

Variations

  • Replace potatoes with a drained 425g can of cannellini beans.
  • Substitute cos lettuce for mesculin, baby spinach or butter lettuce leaves.

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