Nicoise Salad

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 20 min 4
Nicoise Salad
Health Highlights


1 dash Black pepper (for dressing)
3 medium egg Egg
3 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil (for dressing)
1/2 cup Grape tomatoes
1 1/2 tbsp chopped Shallots (minced, for dressing)
1/2 cup Kalamata olives
1/2 tsp Kosher salt (for dressing)
4 cup Lettuce, romaine
1 can drained White tuna, canned in oil, drained
227 gm Green/yellow string beans, raw
1/2 medium pepper(s) Green bell pepper (julienned)
1/2 medium pepper(s) Red bell pepper (julienned)
454 gm Red mini potato
2 tbsp Red wine vinegar (for dressing)


1. Place eggs in a pot and cover with cold water. Bring to a boil and slowly boil for 5 minutes. Remove to an ice water bath. Once cooled, peel and chop for the salad.

2. Prepare potatoes by washing and cutting in half or quarters depending on the size. Cut tomatoes in half, finely slice the peppers and finely chop the shallots.

3. Place potatoes in a pot covered with cold water. Bring to a boil and simmer until potatoes are tender approximately 10 minutes. Place in an ice water bath to stop cooking.

4. Add green beans to a pot of boiling water and simmer for 4 minutes until tender crisp and a bright green colour. Place in an ice water bath to stop cooking.

5. Combine all dressing ingredients in a small jar and shake.

6. Serve on a large platter with all ingredients drizzled with dressing or let your family select their favourite ingredients and assemble individual salads.



is a great source of protein and high in Omega 3's


are an excellent source of vitamin C

Green Beans

are full of dietary fiber which is great for promoting digestion

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 311
Calories from fat 140
Calories from saturated fat 29.8
Total Fat 15.5 g
Saturated Fat 3.3 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3.3 g
Monounsaturated Fat 11.3 g
Cholesterol 141 mg
Sodium 688 mg
Potassium 1099 mg
Total Carbohydrate 25.8 g
Dietary Fiber 5.5 g
Sugars 7.2 g
Protein 19.8 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Meat 0.6
Meat Alternative 0.4
Vegetables 4.4

Energy sources

  • Anonymous (July 21, 2022, 8 a.m.)

    Omit the potatoes to lower the carbs, choose albacore tuna in olive oil or water.