Salade Nicoise Recipe

Salade Nicoise Recipe

How To Make Salade Nicoise

This salade nicoise is a French salad, loaded with eggs, anchovies, and black olives. For this version, it’s also tossed with potatoes and crisp lettuce.

Preparation: 30 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 45 minutes



  • ½lbsmall red potatoes,(about 4)
  • ¼lbgreen beans
  • 2tbspred wine vinegar,or white
  • 1tbspdijon mustard
  • ½tspsalt
  • ½tspfresh ground black pepper
  • ½cupolive oil
  • lbsromaine lettuce,(1 head)
  • 4eggs,hardcooked
  • 1anchovy fillets
  • 2tbspcapers,drained
  • 1cantuna
  • ¼cuppimientos,(from a 4 oz jar), drained, diced
  • ¼cupblack olives,pitted, chopped


  1. Put the potatoes in a medium saucepan of salted water and bring to a boil. Boil for 5 minutes and then stir in the beans.

  2. Continue boiling for about 5 minutes longer, until the beans and potatoes are tender. Drain thoroughly.

  3. When the potatoes are cool enough to handle, peel them and cut them into quarters.

  4. In a glass or stainless-steel bowl, whisk together the vinegar, mustard, salt and pepper. Add the oil slowly, whisking.

  5. In a large glass or stainless-steel bowl, toss the romaine with ¼ cup of the vinaigrette and then transfer to a platter or individual plates.

  6. In the same bowl, toss the potatoes with 1 tablespoon of the vinaigrette and pile them on top of the romaine. Repeat with the green beans and the eggs, tossing each with 1 tablespoon of the vinaigrette and then arranging it on the romaine.

  7. Arrange the anchovies, capers, tuna, pimientos and olives in piles on the lettuce.

  8. Serve and enjoy!


  • Calories: 425.63kcal
  • Fat: 33.23g
  • Saturated Fat: 5.41g
  • Trans Fat: 0.02g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 22.13g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.22g
  • Carbohydrates: 17.18g
  • Fiber: 5.36g
  • Sugar: 3.56g
  • Protein: 17.40g
  • Cholesterol: 175.66mg
  • Sodium: 720.42mg
  • Calcium: 110.41mg
  • Potassium: 822.89mg
  • Iron: 4.19mg
  • Vitamin A: 706.15µg
  • Vitamin C: 14.31mg
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