Nicoise Salad Recipe: How To Prepare Classic French Nicoise Salad

By: Pooja Gupta

Nicoise salad is a salad that originated in the French city of Nice. It is traditionally made of tomatoes, hard-boiled eggs, Niçoise olives, anchovies, and dressed with olive oil. This salad is absolutely light on the tummy and is full of flavours of olives, nicoise.

It also uses egg, which makes it all the more healthy. All those who are looking for various options for salads can try this recipe at home. You might like it. Here's the recipe from Chef MS Bhandari, take a look.

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Prep Time
10 Mins
Cook Time
10M
Total Time
20 Mins

Recipe By: Chef MS Bhandari

Recipe Type: Salad

Serves: 2

Ingredients
  • Roman lettuce - a few leaves

    Capsicum - ½ cup

    Yellow pepper - ½ cup

    Red pepper - ½ cup

    Cucumber - ½ cup

    Hard boiled eggs - 2

    Boiled potato - ½

    Tuna fish - 1 cup

    For The Dressing

    Yellow mustard - 3 tbsp

    Extra-virgin olive oil - 2 tbsp

    White wine vinegar - 2 tbsp

    Salt - to taste

    Crushed pepper - ½ tsp

    Oregano - ½ tsp

    Garlic - 1 clove

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How to Prepare
  • 1. Take an open mouth big bowl and add broken crunchy lettuce in the bowl.

    2. Now, add all the veggies and boiled cubes of potato and beans.

    3. For dressing, take a separate bowl.

    4. Put olive oil in it along with yellow mustard and white wine vinegar.

    5. Now start to whisk it and put one clove of finally chopped garlic; seasoned with crushed pepper, salt and oregano.

    6. Put this dressing with the veggies and toss it slowly and calmly.

    7. When all are combined perfectly, take a salad bowl and put this in the bowl.

    8. Meanwhile, put eggs in a saucepan, cover with cold water, and bring it to a boil.

    9. Remove from heat, and let it stand 12 minutes.

    10. Drain, run the eggs under cold water, and peel. Halve each of it lengthwise.

    11. Now, add the broken tuna fish on the salad and decorate with the desired cut of boiled eggs and serve immediately.

Instructions
  • 1. You can use anchovies instead of tuna fish as well.
Nutritional Information
  • Serving size - 1 plate
  • Calories - 25 cal
  • Protein - 8 g
  • Carbohydrates - 2 g
  • Dietary fibre - 1 g
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