Salad Niçoise


Niçoise salad is a delightful French salad featuring tuna, potatoes, tomatoes, fresh green beans, hard-boiled eggs, and olives on a bed of greens. A great summer meal that you can dress up with other garden vegetables like asparagus if you like!

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
2 hrs
Total Time:
2 hrs 45 mins


  • ½ pound new potatoes, quartered

  • pound fresh green beans - rinsed, trimmed and blanched

  • 1 (5 ounce) can tuna

  • ½ onion, thinly sliced

  • ¼ cup pitted nicoise olives

  • ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley

  • ½ pound mixed salad greens

  • 1 cup lemon vinaigrette

  • 3 hard-cooked eggs, quartered

  • 3 roma (plum) tomatoes, thinly sliced

  • 4 anchovy filets

  • 1 tablespoon capers


  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add potatoes, and cook until tender but still firm, about 15 minutes. Drain and cool.

  2. Combine potatoes, green beans, tuna, onion, parsley, olives, and parsley in a large bowl; refrigerate for 2 to 4 hours.

  3. Toss greens with vinaigrette in a salad bowl; top with chilled potato mixture. Garnish with eggs, tomatoes, anchovies, and capers.

    close up view of Salad Nicoise, with tuna, eggs, potatoes, tomatoes, lettuce, olives and green beans

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

287 Calories
9g Fat
35g Carbs
18g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 287
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 11%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 172mg 57%
Sodium 1306mg 57%
Total Carbohydrate 35g 13%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Total Sugars 17g
Protein 18g
Vitamin C 35mg 173%
Calcium 98mg 8%
Iron 3mg 17%
Potassium 772mg 16%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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