Tuna Nicoise Salad - The Country Market Recipes

Salad Niçoise

Salad Niçoise

LEVEL: Quick & Easy


200g new potatoes, thickly sliced
2 medium eggs
100g green beans, trimmed
1 romaine lettuce heart, leaves separated and washed
8 cherry tomatoes, halved
6 anchovies in olive oil, drained well
185g tin of Tuna steak in spring water, drained
2 tbsp mayonnaise


Bring a large pan of water to the boil. Add the potatoes and the eggs and cook for 7 minutes. Scoop the eggs out of the pan, tip in the green beans and cook for a further 4 minutes. Drain the potatoes, beans and eggs in a colander under cold running water until cool. Leave to dry.

Peel the eggs and cut into quarters. Arrange the lettuce leaves in 2 shallow bowls. Scatter over the beans, potatoes, tomatoes and egg quarters. Place the anchovies on top.

Flake the tuna into chunks and scatter over the salad. Mix the mayonnaise and 1 tbsp cold water in a bowl until smooth. Drizzle over the salad and serve.

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