Recipes and Cooking

Nicoise Salad

Preparation time 10 mins Serves 4 people


  • 175g (approx 30) cup fresh green beans, trimmed and blanched
  • 1 iceberg lettuce, washed and cut into quarters
  • 1 punnet cherry tomatoes, cut into half
  • 4 eggs, hard boiled, shelled and quartered
  • 425g can tuna in spring water, drained
  • 350g (approx 10) baby new potatoes, steamed
  • 1/2 Spanish onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup small black olives
  • Freshly ground black pepper


For the dressing:

  • 2 tbspns extra vigrin olive oil
  • 2 tbspns white wine vinegar or lemon juice
  • 1 clove garlic crushed
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard (optional)
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste


Arrange drained lettuce on 4 plates. Divide remaining ingredients over each plate. Whisk ingredients together for dressing. Drizzle over each salad and serve.