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Salade Nicoise

Course Salad
Cuisine French
Keyword salad
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories 580 kcal


  • 4 potatoes 4 waxy potatoes
  • 1 tbsp olive oil 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1.75 cup string beans 1 ¾ cup string beans cut in half, ends cut off
  • 10 ounces canned tuna olive oil 10 oz. canned tuna in olive oil, drained
  • 4 green lettuce 4 large handfuls of green lettuce leaves
  • 3 tomatoes 2 - 3 tomatoes cut in 4 wedges, seeds removed
  • 20 black olives 20 black olives - pitted
  • 2 tbsps capers 2 Tablespoons capers
  • 3 hard boiled eggs 3 hard boiled eggs cut into wedges
  • 8 anchovies 8 anchovies
  • 1 garlic 1 garlic clove crushed
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp wine vinegar 1 Tablespoon wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • 0.5 cup olive oil ½ Cup olive oil


  1. Cook the potatoes in boiling salted water for 15 minutes, or until tender. Drain, and cut in cubes and place in a bowl. Drizzle with the olive oil and toss well. Cook the string beans in boiling salted water for 3 minutes, then drain and refresh under cold water. Drain well and keep aside.

  2. To make the vinaigrette, whisk together the garlic, mustard, vinegar and lemon juice. Add the oil in a thin steady stream, whisking until smooth.

  3. Put the tuna in a bowl and separate into large chunks with a fork. Cover the bottom of a serving dish with the lettuce leaves. Scatter the potatoes, beans, tuna, tomatoes, olive and capers over the leaves pour the vinaigrette over the top and decorate with the eggs and anchovies.

Nutrition Facts
Salade Nicoise
Amount Per Serving
Calories 580 Calories from Fat 351
% Daily Value*
Fat 39g60%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Cholesterol 144mg48%
Sodium 621mg27%
Potassium 1976mg56%
Carbohydrates 45g15%
Fiber 13g54%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 18g36%
Vitamin A 28030IU561%
Vitamin C 77.6mg94%
Calcium 261mg26%
Iron 11.8mg66%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.