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Nicoise Salad Recipe

Salad Niçoise - Originating from the city of Nice, this elegant salad is a quintessential French dish that’s enjoyed the world over. Combining crisp, fresh vegetables with salty olives, hard boiled eggs, tuna and drizzled in a light, zingy dressing, it’s no wonder that Salad Niçoise is such a popular dish.
Course Main Course
Cuisine French
Prep Time 15 minutes
Roasting Time & Boiling Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 8 People


  • Platter


  • 1 Bell pepper Wash and Seeded. Cut into strips. Roasted with 1 tbsp. Olive Oil
  • 12 Oz. Fresh Green Beans Trimmed (ends clipped). Wash
  • 4 Eggs Hard Boiled; Quartered
  • 1 Lb. Red Leaf Lettuce Wash and drained
  • 1 Cucumber Wash and sliced or cut into bite size pieces
  • ¼ Red Onions Optional; sliced
  • 6 Radishes Wash and sliced
  • 10 Oz. Salad Tomatoes Or cherry tomatoes will work; cut in half
  • ½ Cup Seedless Black Olive  Pitted
  • 10 Oz. Canned Tuna In Oil
  • 2 Tsp. Fresh Chopped Basil

For The Dressing

  • Juice From 1 Lemon
  • ½ Cup Olive Oil
  • ½ Tsp. Kosher Salt Or To Taste
  • ½ Tsp. Ground Black Pepper Or To Taste
  • 4 Tbsp. Vinegar Distilled


  • Roasted the bell peppers in the oven at 375 degrees for minutes. Cook the green beans for 3 minutes then set aside in an ice bath until ready to use.
    Cook The Eggs. Then Set aside in an ice bath until ready to use.
    Step 1 - Salad Nicoise
  • Cut the lettuce and set aside in a bowl or platter.
    Topped with sliced cucumbers, onions, radishes, green beans, tomatoes, and black olives.
    Next, add the roasted peppers, tuna, and peeled eggs. Drizzle with olive oil dressing.
    Serve and enjoy.
    Step 7 - Salad Nicoise



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Calories are estimated per serving. 
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