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salade nicoise
Niçoise Salad (or Salada Nissarda)
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 
The traditional recipe of Niçoise salad include tomato, hard boiled eggs, scallions, unpitted black olives and canned tuna or anchovies.
Course: Salad
Cuisine: French
Servings: 6 people
Author: Mike Benayoun
Ingredients
  • 4 oz. mesclun salad
  • 1 (5 oz.) can tuna (solid, in olive oil), crumbled
  • 2 tomatoes , cut into wedges
  • 2 small cucumbers , sliced
  • 12 black olives (ideally small black olives from Nice)
  • 1 Mexican onion , finely chopped
  • ½ red onion , thinly sliced
  • 4 hard-boiled eggs , quartered
  • 6 fillets anchovy
  • ½ green pepper , thinly sliced
  • 4 oz. small fava beans , cooked
  • 1 clove garlic , halved
  • ½ sprig rosemary , finely chopped
  • 6 leaves basil , whole or cut in chiffonade
  • 6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • Salt
  • Pepper
Instructions
  1. In a bowl, prepare a vinaigrette with the olive oil, vinegar, rosemary, salt and pepper.
  2. Rub a large plate with garlic.
  3. In the plate, place a bed of mesclun.
  4. Arrange tomatoes, boiled eggs, cucumbers, green peppers and tuna, anchovies, olives, spring onions, fava beans.
  5. Pour the vinaigrette on top and garnish with basil.