Salad Nicoise Recipe

2013-05-18
Salad Nicoise Recipe
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  • Servings : 8
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 20m
  • Ready In : 30m

Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

  • Calories

    290
  • Calories from Fat

    132
  • Total Fat

    14.7g
  • Saturated Fat

    2.5g
  • Cholesterol

    75mg
  • Sodium

    403mg
  • Total Carbohydrates

    24.8g
  • Dietary Fiber

    3.8g
  • Sugars

    3.9g
  • Protein

    15.9g
  • Vitamin A

    9%
  • Vitamin C

    38%
  • Calcium

    6%
  • Iron

    12%
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This is a very easy to make potato salad nicoise recipe.

A “nicoise” salad contains potatoes, but is far from the usual potato salad.

Traditionally a nicoise salad calls for green beans and tuna.

Potato Salad Nicoise Recipe

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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds potatoes, scrubbed
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh green beans, cut into 1 1/2 inch pieces
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons minced onion
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon prepared mustard
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons garlic salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 2 - 7 ounce cans solid white tuna in water, drained
  • Lettuce leaves
  • 2 hard cooked eggs, quartered
  • 1 cup pitted black olives
  • 1 tomato, cut into wedges

Method

Step 1

Cook potatoes until tender. Drain and rinse under cold water. Slip skins off and slice. Cook green beans under just tender crisp. Drain and immediately rinse them in cold water to retain their color.

Step 2

In a large bowl, stir together mayonnaise, onion, lemon juice, mustard, garlic salt and pepper, Add the potatoes, green beans and tuna. Toss, breaking up tuna into chunks, until mixture is evenly coated. Cover and refrigerate.

Step 3

To serve, mound salad on lettuce-lined plate and garnish with eggs, olives and tomato wedges.

Our version of this French recipe uses a mayonnaise based salad dressing. You will often also see nicoise salad dressed with a vinaigrette dressing. Both are good.

The addition of hard boiled eggs, tomatoes and olives makes this a hearty salad, perfect for lunch or a light dinner, served with warm with crusty rolls and a great dessert.

This is a very healthy salad recipe, a real meal in a bowl. That is why I have included it in our list of diabetic recipes. However, for those on a diabetes diet, I would only use about half of the amount of potatoes called for in the recipe.

Or try it with our light fluffy buttermilk biscuits.

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