Dawn NoltAuthorDawn NoltCategory, DifficultyIntermediateRating

Salad Nicoise is comprised of olives, anchovies, potatoes, tomatoes, tuna, parsley, beans and eggs piled onto lettuce and drizzled with a vinaigrette.

Yields10 Servings

 ½ lb new potatoes, quartered
 ¼ cup pitted nicoise olives
 1 (6 oz.) can tuna, drained
 ¼ cup fresh parsley, chopped
 ½ onion, chopped
  lb fresh green beans- rinsed, trimmed and blanched
 2 Romaine heads, chopped
 3 Nature's Yoke eggs, hard-cooked and quartered
 ½ pt grape tomatoes, thinly sliced
 1 tbsp capers
 4 anchovy fillets
Lemon Vinaigrette Dressing
 ¼ cup lemon juice
 ¼ cup shallots
 4 tsp Dijon mustard
 ¼ tsp Salt
 ¼ tsp Pepper
 1 tsp Sugar
 ½ tsp Oregano
 6 tbsp oil

1

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add potatoes and cook under tender but still firm. Drain and cool.

2

In a large bowl, combine potatoes, olives, tuna, parsley, onion and green beans. Refrigerate for 2 to 4 hours.

Dressing
3

Combine all ingredients in blender and blend well. Refrigerate.

4

When ready to serve, toss lettuce with vinaigrette and top with potato mixture. Garnish with eggs, tomatoes, capers and anchovies.

Ingredients

 ½ lb new potatoes, quartered
 ¼ cup pitted nicoise olives
 1 (6 oz.) can tuna, drained
 ¼ cup fresh parsley, chopped
 ½ onion, chopped
  lb fresh green beans- rinsed, trimmed and blanched
 2 Romaine heads, chopped
 3 Nature's Yoke eggs, hard-cooked and quartered
 ½ pt grape tomatoes, thinly sliced
 1 tbsp capers
 4 anchovy fillets
Lemon Vinaigrette Dressing
 ¼ cup lemon juice
 ¼ cup shallots
 4 tsp Dijon mustard
 ¼ tsp Salt
 ¼ tsp Pepper
 1 tsp Sugar
 ½ tsp Oregano
 6 tbsp oil

Directions

1

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add potatoes and cook under tender but still firm. Drain and cool.

2

In a large bowl, combine potatoes, olives, tuna, parsley, onion and green beans. Refrigerate for 2 to 4 hours.

Dressing
3

Combine all ingredients in blender and blend well. Refrigerate.

4

When ready to serve, toss lettuce with vinaigrette and top with potato mixture. Garnish with eggs, tomatoes, capers and anchovies.

Salad Nicoise