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Salad Nicoise
Source: The Holly Clegg Trim and Terrific Cookbook, ©2002 by Holly Clegg

Salad of fresh lettuce, green beans, tomatoes, hard boiled eggs, red potatoes, and tuna with a vinaigrette dressing.

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Makes 6 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 181.7
Total Carbs 20.3 g
Dietary Fiber 3.5 g
Sugars 4.8 g
Total Fat 7.9 g
Saturated Fat 1.2 g
Unsaturated Fat 1.1 g
Potassium 194.9 mg
Protein 10.4 g
Sodium 143.4 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1 1/2 Fat , 1 1/2 Vegetables , 1/2 Meat , 1 Starch , 1 Lean Meat
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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3 each  potatoes, fresh, medium
1 tbsp  fresh chopped green onion
1 pinch  salt and pepper
0 1/2 lb  fresh green beans
1 each  head Boston lettuce
2 each  Fish, tuna, white, with water, drained, can
1 pinch  salt and pepper
1 each  Cucumber, fresh, medium
2 each  fresh tomatoes
2 each  large hard-boiled eggs

Vinaigrette Dressing
0 1/2 tsp  minced garlic
1 tbsp  chopped parsley
0 1/4 cup  fresh chopped red onion
0.3333 cup  red wine vinegar
2 tbsp  fresh lemon juice
1 tsp  dijon mustard
3 tbsp  olive oil
  1. Place the potatoes in a medium saucepan; cover with salted water. Cook, uncovered, until tender when pierced with a fork, about 20 to 25 minutes.
  2. Drain, peel, and slice. Combine with the chopped green onion, salt, and pepper; set aside.
  3. Snip the ends off the green beans. In a microwave-safe dish, cook the green beans in a small amount of salted water, covered, in the microwave or on the stove-top until crisp-tender. Drain.
  4. Line a large platter with the lettuce. Arrange the green beans over the lettuce. Blend dressing ingredients together. Drizzle salad with 1/4 cup Vinaigrette Dressing.
  5. Around the edges of the tuna, arrange the potato slices, cucumber slices, tomato wedges, and egg slices. Pour the remaining Vinaigrette Dressing over all.
  6. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate at least 1 hour.

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