Nicoise Salad


4 cups (1 L) bite-size mixed greens
2 small red skinned potatoes, cubed and cooked
1 cup (250 mL) cooked green beans
4 hard-cooked eggs, peeled and cut in quarters
1 jar (250 mL) roasted red peppers, well-drained and cut into strips
1 can (170 g) water packed tuna chunks, drained
1/4 cup (50 mL) sliced pitted black olives

2 tbsp (30 mL) extra-light olive oil
1 tbsp (15 mL) lemon juice
1 tsp (5 mL) Dijon mustard
Salt and pepper, to taste


Divide mixed greens between two plates. Garnish salad greens with an equal amount of potatoes, green beans, egg quarters, red peppers, tuna and olives. Chill. Whisk together oil, lemon juice and mustard; season with salt and pepper. Drizzle dressing over salad. Serve immediately.

Makes 2 servings.

Nutrients per serving:

Calories: 640
Carbohydrate: 39 g
Protein: 42 g
Fat: 33 g
Sodium: 1090 mg