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Niçoise Salad

40 Reviews
91% would make this recipe again

A salad of green beans, potatoes, hard-boiled eggs, tomatoes, anchovies, tuna, and olives.

Preparation : 20 min Cooking : 15 min
400 calories/serving
  • Can be done in advance
  • Very easy
  • Gluten Free
  • Lactose Free
  • Nuts & Peanuts Free
  • Halal
  • Kosher
  • Kid-friendly
  • Diabetes-friendly

Ingredients

2 potatoes 400 g
1 1/3 cup green/snap beans 130 g
2 tomatoes 240 g
1/3 curly leaf lettuce 120 g
2 eggs size large
4 anchovy fillets 16 g
200 g tuna, canned
12 black olives 5 tbsp
85 mL Classic Vinaigrette 1/3 cup
salt [optional]
ground pepper to taste [optional]

Method

  1. Boil or steam the potato(es)(about 15 min), then peel them, and cut into approx. 7 mm slices. Prepare the green beans and boil or steam (about 7-8 min). Let cool down for about 15 min.
  2. Boil the egg(s) (10 min), cool down immediately in cold water, and cut into quarters.
  3. Slice the tomato(es). Wash the salad leaves.
  4. Put all the vegetables in a salad bowl or serving plate. Pour on the classic vinaigrette. Add salt and pepper to taste. Toss.
  5. Arrange the anchovy fillets, tuna, olives, salad leaves, and quartered egg(s) on top of the salad. Serve.

Nutrition Facts Table

per 1 Serving (280g)

Amount

% Daily Value

Calories

400

Fat

25 g

38 %

Saturated 4.1 g
+ Trans 0 g

21 %

Cholesterol

120 mg

Sodium

360 mg

15 %

Carbohydrate

23 g

8 %

Fibre

3 g

14 %

Sugars

3 g

Protein

22 g

Vitamin A

44 %

Vitamin C

40 %

Calcium

7 %

Iron

19 %

Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Vegetables and Fruits : 1 ¾ servings
Grain Products : 0 serving
Milk and Alternatives : 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives : 1 serving

Claims

This recipe is :
Source of  :
Calcium, Fibre, Pantothenic Acid, Vitamin B1, Zinc
Good source of  :
Copper, Folacin, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Vitamin D
Excellent source of  :
Niacin, Phosphorus, Potassium, Selenium, Vitamin A, Vitamin B12, Vitamin E, Vitamin K
Free  :
Added Sugar

DIABETES Exchange

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Food Group Exchanges
Starches 1
Vegetables ½
Meat and Alternatives 2 ½
Fats 4 ½

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Members' Reviews

40 Reviews (39 with rating only ) 91% would make this recipe again
teebee
march 15, 2009 | I would make this recipe again

Delicious salad that will satisfy a big appetite like my husband's. Agree with other poster that fresh grilled tuna would push this into the 5-star category.

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teebee
march 15, 2009 | I would make this recipe again

Delicious salad that will satisfy a big appetite like my husband's. Agree with other poster that fresh grilled tuna would push this into the 5-star category.

Useful 1