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Tuna Salad Nicoise

Tuna Salad Nicoise

A recipe for tuna salad nicoise; a French salad Adapted from a recipe by Julia Child.
Course Salad
Cuisine French
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 people
Author Renee

Ingredients

  • Haricot Verts
  • Boston or butter lettuce
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and fresh ground pepper
  • French Potato Salad
  • Canned tuna drained and flaked
  • Tomato wedges
  • Hard-boiled egg s, halved lengthwise
  • Anchovy fillets packed in oil drained
  • Oil and Lemon Dressing
  • Black Nicoise-type or Kalamata olives pitted
  • Capers
  • Fresh parsley minced

Instructions

  1. Blanch the haricot verts in boiling water for 2 to 3 minutes and transfer to an ice water bath. Once cooled, drain, dry, and set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, add the tuna and stir in a little of the dressing. Set aside.
  3. Line a plate or platter with the lettuce. Drizzle the lettuce with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Place the potato salad in the center. Arrange the tuna, haricot verts, tomato wedges, and eggs around the potatoes. Roll up the anchovy fillets and place one on top of each egg half. Drizzle or spoon the dressing over the salad. Scatter the olives, capers, and parsley on top. Serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

A recipe for tuna salad nicoise; a French salad Adapted from a recipe by Julia Child.