Salad Nicoise
Prep: 20 min
Cook: 16 min
Servings: 4
Find out why this French-inspired salad is a world-wide hit!


  • 4 eggs
  • 6 baby potatoes, washed
  • 250 g green beans, trimmed, cut into 3cm pieces
  • 8 cos lettuce, roughly torn
  • 425 g tuna in spring water, drained
  • 250 g cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup olives
  • 1 tbs Dijon mustard
  • 1 1/2 tbs lemon juice


  1. Place eggs in a small saucepan, cover with water and bring to the boil. Simmer for 6 minutes, drain and refresh with cold water. Once cool, peel eggs and cut into quarters.
  2. Place potatoes in a medium-sized saucepan and cover with water. Bring to the boil and simmer for 8 minutes. Add green beans and simmer for a further 2 minutes until they are bright green and potatoes are tender.
  3. Drain beans and potatoes and refresh with cold water.
  4. Cut potatoes in half and add to a large serving bowl with lettuce, tuna, beans, tomatoes and olives, topped with eggs.
  5. Mix mustard with lemon juice and drizzle over salad.


Replace potatoes with a drained 425g can of cannellini beans. Substitute cos lettuce for mesculin, baby spinach or butter lettuce leaves.

Healthy tip!

Choose plain water or soda water in place of a sugary drink.

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Nutrition Information

per serving per 100g
Energy 1152 kJ 290 kJ
275 Cal 69 Cal
Protein 26.5 g 6.7 g
Fat, total 9.4 g 2.4 g
— saturated 2.3 g 0.6 g
Carbohydrate 17.6 g 4.4 g
— sugars 4.3 g 1.1 g
Sodium 391.9 mg 98.7 mg
Fibre 5.8 g 1.5 g

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Comments (2)

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    I´ll definetely try this with sweet potatoes :-))))
    Posted on: 06 Jul 18

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    This is so easy to whip up and very tasty. Perfect for warm nights!
    Posted on: 06 Oct 14

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