Salad Nicoise

Salad Nicoise

The classic Salad Nicoise gets a healthy makeover!

Total Time: 15 min.
Prep Time: 15 min.
Cooking Time: None
Yield: 5 servings

2 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
2 Tbsp. coarse-grained Dijon mustard
½ tsp. ground black pepper
2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
6 cups shredded romaine (or Bibb lettuce or mixed greens)
1 (7-oz.) can solid white tuna, packed in water, drained, flaked into large pieces
8 oz. steamed green beans, cooled
4 boiled medium new potatoes, cooled, cut into bite-sized pieces
2 large hard-boiled eggs, quartered lengthwise
4 medium tomatoes, quartered
¼ medium red onion, sliced
8 black olives, pitted
2 Tbsp. finely chopped Italian parsley (for garnish; optional)

1. Combine vinegar, lemon juice, mustard, and pepper in a medium mixing bowl; whisk to blend.
2. Slowly add oil, whisking continuously, until blended. Set aside.
3. Evenly arrange lettuce on five serving plates. Top with tuna, green beans, potatoes, eggs, tomatoes, onion, and olives.
4. Evenly drizzle dressing over salads.
5. Garnish with parsley if desired.

Nutritional Information (per serving):

Calories: 291
Fat: 10 g
Saturated Fat: 2 g
Cholesterol: 87 mg
Sodium: 369 mg
Carbohydrate: 37 g
Fiber: 7 g
Sugar: 6 g
Protein: 15 g

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