Salade Niçoise

Step by step recipe:

  1. 3 min.Salade Niçoise : Photo of step #1
    Shell 300 g broad beans and blanch in boiling water for 3 minutes...
  2. 5 min.Salade Niçoise : Photo of step #2
    ...to make removing the skin easier. Nip off the little budding shoot as well. Set aside.
  3. 10 min.Salade Niçoise : Photo of step #3
    Prepare 4 tomatoes, quarter and cut each quarter in half again lengthways.

    Sprinkle with fine salt and set aside.
  4. 5 min.Salade Niçoise : Photo of step #4
    Remove the stones from 40 g black olives and chop roughly.

    Cut 20 g anchovy fillet into pieces.
  5. 10 min.Salade Niçoise : Photo of step #5
    Prepare 50 g red onion, chop finely and put into a salad bowl.

    Add 50 g radishes in thin slices.
  6. 2 min.Salade Niçoise : Photo of step #6
    Add 125 g tuna in oil (drained), the olives and anchovies.
  7. 2 min.Salade Niçoise : Photo of step #7
    Add the tomatoes and 4 hard-boiled eggs, sliced or quartered.
  8. 3 min.Salade Niçoise : Photo of step #8
    Finish by adding the dressing made with 6 tablespoons olive oil, 2 tablespoons vinegar, salt and pepper.
  9. Salade Niçoise : Photo of step #9
    Your Salade Niçoise is ready. Best served not too cold.

Remarks:

You will notice that this recipe contains neither potatoes nor green beans, which to my mind aren't sufficiently Mediterranean to be included.

As with any salad recipe, the amounts are only approximate, so do adapt it to suit yourself.

And to drink?

A rosé from Provence.

Source:

Home made.

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