Salad Nicoise with Tuna, Green Beans and Potato
Gorgeous, satisfying, fresh, nutritious, satieting and perfectly complete. That’s a Salad Nicoise for you. It’s a classic salad, a signature piece. Learn the ingredients by heart.
- 2 cups soft lettuce Leaves
- 200 grams green beans
- 6 cherry tomatoes
- 2 cans tuna in olive oil
- 2 eggs hard boiled
- 6 baby potatoes boiled
- 20 pitted black olives
- extravirgin olive oil
- balsamic vinegar
- course sea salt for grinding
Rinse and spin the lettuce.
Top and tail the green beans. Blanch in boiling, salted water for about 5 minutes, or steam for 8 minutes, or steam in the Instant Pot for 2 minutes and release the pressure immedietely after the timer sounds.
Boil the potatoes in salted water for 10 minutes. Allow to cool completely.
Halve the cherry tomatoes, drain the oil from the tuna, peel and halve the boiled eggs.
Arrange the lettuce, beans, tomatoes, tuna, eggs, potatoes, and olives on individual serving plates.
Dress with the extra virgin olive oil, the balsamic vinegar, and a fresh grinding of salt.