Salad Nicoise
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Salad Nicoise

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Ingredients
  • 2   tablespoons 
    red wine vinegar
  • 1   teaspoon 
    Dijon mustard
  • 3   tablespoons 
    extra-virgin olive oil
  • 12   ounces 
    tuna in olive oil, lightly drained and flaked
  • 2   
    large hard-boiled eggs
  • 1   
    medium tomato, quarted lengthwise
  • 6   ounces 
    green beans, cooked until tender-crisp
  • 1/4  
    small red onion, thinly sliced (about 1/3-cup)
  • 6   
    oil-cured black olives cut into slivers
  • 4   
    anchovies, optional
Directions
1.
In a large bowl, whisk together vinegar and mustard. Slowly drizzle in oil and whisk until slightly thickened. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
2.
Arrange tuna, eggs, tomato, cooked green beans (steam or in microwave for 1-2 minutes till tender-crisp) and onion on 2 plates.
3.
Drizzle with dressing; top with olives and anchovies, if using. Enjoy!
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 652, Fat, total (g) 43, fiber (g) 4, pro. (g) 56, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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