Summer might be coming to an end, but that doesn’t mean we have to stop enjoying delicious summer salads! Nicoise Salad is a classic French salad composed of Boston or butter lettuce, boiled green beans, potatoes, eggs, tuna, olives, and fresh tomatoes. Here’s our Pasolivo spin on it.
What you’ll need to make 1 Nicoise Salad:
•1 can tuna or Spanish Tuna
•2 hardboiled eggs
•2 small potatoes, boiled
•1/2 cup fresh green beans, boiled
•1 head butter lettuce (or Boston lettuce) torn into pieces
•Handful cherry tomatoes, halved
•1/4 cup Pasolivo Tuscan Sun Baked Olives
For the vinaigrette:
•1/2 cup Pasolivo Tuscan Olive Oil
• 1/3 cup Pasolivo Sparkling Citrus Vinegar
• 1 tsp fresh thyme, chopped finely
• 1 tsp fresh oregano, chopped finely
• 1 Tbsp shallot, chopped finely
• Pinch of Pasolivo Kosher Flake Sea Salt
• Pepper to taste
Step 1: After boiling potatoes, while still warm, cut into pieces and soak in Pasolivo Sparkling Citrus Vinegar, salt, and pepper. Set aside. After boiling green beans and eggs, separately rinse in cold water and set aside.
Step 2: For vinaigrette, combine all ingredients and whisk until emulsified.
Step 4: Arrange bed of lettuce and top with potatoes, green beans, sliced eggs, olives, and tomatoes. Dress to taste and serve with pepper to taste.
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