Recipe

Salad nicoise

Discover this classic French salad —it's delicious, filling and packed with fresh vegies and egg.

  • 15 mins preparation
  • 20 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Ingredients

Salad nicoise
  • 200 gram green beans, trimmed, halved
  • 1 red onion sliced thinly
  • 4 medium egg tomatoes, seeded, cut into thin wedges
  • 3 hard-boiled eggs, quartered
  • 425 gram can tuna, drained
  • 1/3 cup (40g) seeded small black olives
  • 1/3 cup (55g) drained caperberries, rinsed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons finely shredded fresh basil
  • 1 tablespoon coarsely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
    dressing
Dressing
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

Method

Salad nicoise
  • 1
    Boil, steam or microwave beans until tender; drain. Rinse under cold water; drain.
  • 2
    Make dressing.
  • 3
    Place beans in large bowl with dressing and remaining ingredients; toss gently to combine.
Dressing
  • 4
    Place ingredients in screw-top jar;
    shake well.

Notes

Not suitable to freeze or microwave.

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