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Salad Nicoise

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The Posh Pescatarian's version of the classic Salade Niçoise using sustainable seafood including skipjack tuna and flat anchovies.
Ingredients
  Tuna 1 Can (10 oz), crush (Skipjack tuna used)
  Skipjack tuna in oil 1 Can (10 oz)
  Anchovies 1 Flat Can (10oz)
  Flat anchovies in oil 1 Can (10 oz)
  Capers 3 Tablespoon
  Arugula leaves 1 Pound
  Arugula greens 1 Pound
  Tomatoes 4 Medium, seeded and chopped
  Tomatoes 4 , seeded
  Haricots verts 1⁄4 Pound
  Haricots verts 1⁄4 Pound, whole
  Baby potatoes 1⁄4 Pound
  Baby potatoes 1⁄4 Pound, cut in half
  French olives 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Ni oise olives 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), halved
  Red onion slices 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Red onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), sliced
  French feta cheese 2 Ounce
  French feta cheese 2 Ounce, crumbled
  Dijon mustard 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), paste
  Dijon mustard 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Olive oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm)
  Lemon 1 Large
  French bread 1
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), crushed
  Salt To Taste
  Hardboiled egg 4 Medium
  Ice cube 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY
1) In a pot of boiling water place a steamer and steam baby potatoes for 6mins.
2) Then add whole green beans to the pot over the potatoes and steam for 6mins.
3) Place the green beans in ice cold water.
4) For the dressing, in a bottle or a bowl add lemon juice, garlic, Dijon mustard and olive oil and shake or whip well.

MAKING
5) Marinate the green beans, potatoes, tomatoes with onions, olives and capers for 10 mins with the dressing.

SERVING
6) Serve the marinated ingredients on arugula greens with halved boiled eggs and cheese.
7) Place the tuna and anchovies on the salad and drizzle the anchovy oil for added taste.

TIPS
Served best with French Bread.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Feel: 
Crunchy
Method: 
Tossed
Dish: 
Salad
Ingredient: 
Tuna
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
12 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
27 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Subtitle: 
French Salad

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2 Comments

irrapol's picture
very good recipe..
shahid's picture
ya really nice recipe........