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Nicoise Salad - Paris style

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  • Serves 6

  • 3 x Baby cos lettuce

  • 6 x Medium firm but fully ripe tomatoes - cut into quarters

  • 10 x Anchovy fillets - in oil.Drained

  • 6 x Hard boiled eggs - cut into quarters

  • 2 x 110g tins of tuna in oil - drained

  • 15 x Seeded best quality black olives

  • Freshly ground black pepper

  • 6 x Baby potatoes - boiled then halved

  • 12 x Fresh green beans - boiled, cut 4cm length

  • Nicoise Lemon Dressing

  • 1 x Tablespoon lemon juice

  • 150ml Extra virgin olive oil

  • 40ml Red wine vinegar

  • 1 x Garlic clove - minced

  • Salt and ground black pepper


In a bowl separate the lettuce leaves, break up and add the drained tuna and mix together.

Cut the tomatoes into wedges then the rest of the ingredients and add to the bowl and again carefully mix.

Now drizzle the lemon vinaigrette and carefully mix all ingredients together

Important: It is essential that everything is thoroughly mixed to bring the flavours together. The dressing being the key.