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Salad Niçoise

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on Thursday, 29 August 2013
Salad NicoiseThe sunshine has made a brief return this week - so there's still time for a salad...


  • 450g of tuna tinned in olive oil
  • 8 anchovies 30g black olives
  • 4 eggs, soft-boiled
  • 1 baby gem lettuce
  • 1 bunch of spring onions, sliced
  • 8 radishes, cut into quarters
  • 1/2 cucumber, sliced
  • 2 beef tomatoes
  • 12 fine green beans, sliced and blanched

  • 180ml of extra virgin olive oil
  • 60ml of balsamic vinegar
  • 80g of cherry tomatoes
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • salt, pepper


For the dressing, chop the cherry tomatoes and garlic cloves really fine, then add the oil and balsamic vinegar and mix to combine all the dressing together. Season with salt and pepper and set aside.

In a large salad bowl, mix together the anchovies, tuna, eggs, olives, tomatoes, spring onion, cucumber, beans, radishes and lettuce. Drizzle the salad dressing over the top and serve with crusty bread
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