Easy tuna nicoise salad

Easy tuna niçoise salad

A quick and easy French classic that's perfect for a light mid-week meal

By , 21 September 2015

(44 votes)

Easy tuna niçoise salad
  • 30 Mins

  • Serves: 4

  • Price: £1.39 per serving

Nutritional Info
Each 286g serving contains
  • Energy

    1088KJ

    260KCAL

    13%
  • Fat

    13.2g

    med

    19%
  • Saturates

    2.6g

    low

    13%
  • Sugars

    4.3g

    low

    5%
  • Salt

    1.14g

    med

    19%
1
of your 5-a-day
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 380kJ/91kcal.
Ingredients
  • 300g new potatoes
  • 225g green beans
  • 2 baby gem lettuces
  • 1 small red onion, sliced
  • 10 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 12 black olives
  • 160g can tuna chunks in brine
  • 1/2 a 50g can anchovy fillets
  • 2 hard-boiled eggs, halved
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp Dijon mustard
Method
  • Boil, drain and cool the new potatoes and green beans. Slice the potatoes.

  • Separate the leaves of the gem lettuces and put in a big bowl with the onion, tomatoes, black olives, beans and potatoes. Divide between 4 plates.

  • Drain and flake the tuna chunks in brine and share between the plates with the anchovy fillets and hard-boiled eggs.

  • Whisk together the olive oil, white wine vinegar and Dijon mustard. Season and serve alongside the salads.