Tuna Nicoise Salad

Written on the 30 January 2015 by Studio Pilates

Calories Per Serve: 308
Time To Prepare: 10 minutes
Serves: 4

Ingredients:

  • 8 handfuls leafy greens, washed
  • 4 ripe tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, smashed
  • 2 small cucumber, chopped
  • 2 red capsicum, chopped
  • 1 red onion, sliced
  • 1 bunch asparagus, trimmed
  • 4 hard-cooked eggs, peeled and quartered
  • bunch chopped parsley
  • 285 g tuna in spring water, drained

French Dressing:

  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 45 ml cold pressed olive oil
Directions:
  • Combine all the ingredients for the salad base into a large bowl.
  • Make the dressing by mixing the red wine vinegar and mustard first, then whisk in the olive oil until creamy looking. Add a touch more oil if you want a milder dressing.
  • Pour over the salad and mix through just before enjoying.

Note: for a vegetarian / vegan option to this salad replace tuna with 1 cup cooked cannellini or broad beans, leave out the egg and enjoy.

Recipe adapted from Teresa Cutter The Healthy Chef

Nutritional Information Per Serve:

Protein: 28.5 g
Calories: 308
Kilojoules: 1290


Author: Studio Pilates