Tuna Nicoise Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette


People who frequently eat canned foods like protein-rich canned tuna may have healthier diets than people who don't. Your next nutritious meal is a can - or two - away!

Prep Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
4 servings



  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard

  • cup red wine vinegar

  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley

  • 1 teaspoon sugar

  • ½ cup extra-virgin olive oil

  • Salt and ground black pepper to taste


  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can whole potatoes, drained and halved

  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can French-style no salt added green beans, drained

  • 1 (14 ounce) can artichoke hearts, well drained and quartered

  • 1 (14 ounce) can sliced hearts of palm, drained

  • 1 (5 ounce) can tuna packed in water, drained and gently flaked

  • 1 (2.2 ounce) can sliced black olives, drained

  • 1 large tomato, cut into wedges

  • 2 hard-cooked eggs, cut into wedges


  1. Prepare Dressing: In small bowl combine mustard, red wine vinegar, parsley and sugar: gradually whisk in olive oil until well blended. Add salt and pepper to taste.

  2. Prepare Salad: On large platter arrange potatoes, green beans, artichoke hearts, hearts of palm, tuna, olives, tomato wedges and hard-cooked eggs. Drizzle salad with dressing.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

490 Calories
33g Fat
31g Carbs
19g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 490
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 33g 43%
Saturated Fat 5g 26%
Cholesterol 115mg 38%
Sodium 1758mg 76%
Total Carbohydrate 31g 11%
Dietary Fiber 8g 28%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 19g
Vitamin C 33mg 163%
Calcium 151mg 12%
Iron 6mg 31%
Potassium 628mg 13%

* 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.