Potato Salad Nicoise Recipe
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.
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.
To serve, mound salad on lettuce-lined plate and garnish with eggs, olives and tomato wedges.
Makes 8 servings.
Nutritional Analysis 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%
(Percentages based on a 2000 calorie per day diet)
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Did You Know?...
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.Or try it with our light fluffy buttermilk biscuits.
Our salad nicoise recipe is just one of our wonderful salad recipes. Find them all here.
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Cooking TipFor best results when boiling potatoes for a salad, choose potatoes that are all relatively the same size.