This Niçoise salad recipe is just begging to be paired with long, lazy summer evenings and plenty of chilled rosé.
This classic Mediterranean dish is just right for sunny, warm days. It’s the perfect and most simple meal, perfect for days when the last thing you want to do is stand near a stove.
2 cups Mixed greens
6 oz Green beans
3 Soft boiled eggs
1 package of small potatoes (microwave-ready) is fine to use.
6 oz Oil-packed tin fish like smoked trout, tuna or salmon
1 cup Mixed olives
½ cup Cherry tomatoes
2 Small cucumbers, cut into small pieces
2 tbsp Fresh basil, chopped
5 tbsp Lemon juice
6 tbsp Olive oil
1 tsp Dijon mustard
1 tsp Honey
½ tsp Salt
2 tbsp Fresh chives
1 tbsp Italian Seasoning
2 tsp Red Pepper Flakes
- Bring a small pot of water to a rapid boil. Add green beans and blanch for 2 minutes. Drain and allow to cool completely.
- Heat potatoes according to package instructions along with herbs.
- In a small bowl mix together all ingredients for lemon dressing.
- On a large platter arrange mixed greens. Top with potatoes, olives, tomatoes, cucumbers, eggs, green beans and fish. Drizzle with dressing and top with fresh basil. Enjoy.