Salade Niçoise

Salade Niçoise
Salade Niçoise is a typical Mediterranean dish that originated around the French city of Nice.

As there is no real "official" recipe, everyone has their own personal version. This is mine.
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Last modified on: June 7th 2018

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For 6 people, you will need:
  • 1 broad beans 300 g broad beans
  • 2 tomato 4 tomatoes
  • 3 black olives 40 g black olives
  • 4 anchovy fillet 20 g anchovy fillet
  • 5 radishes 50 g radishes
  • 6 red onion 50 g red onion
  • 7 tuna in oil 125 g tuna in oil
  • 8 hard-boiled egg 4 hard-boiled eggs
  • 9 olive oil 6 tablespoons olive oil
  • 10 vinegar 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • 11 salt salt
  • 12 pepper pepper
  • Total weight: 1,305 grams

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Time required for this recipe:
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37 min.3 min.40 min.
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Step by step recipe

Stage 1 - 3 min.
Salade Niçoise
Shell 300 g broad beans and blanch in boiling water for 3 minutes...

Stage 2 - 5 min.
Salade Niçoise make removing the skin easier. Nip off the little budding shoot as well. Set aside.

Stage 3 - 10 min.
Salade Niçoise
Prepare 4 tomatoes, quarter and cut each quarter in half again lengthways.

Sprinkle with fine salt and set aside.

Stage 4 - 5 min.
Salade Niçoise
Remove the stones from 40 g black olives and chop roughly.

Cut 20 g anchovy fillet into pieces.

Stage 5 - 10 min.
Salade Niçoise
Prepare 50 g red onion, chop finely and put into a salad bowl.

Add 50 g radishes in thin slices.

Stage 6 - 2 min.
Salade Niçoise
Add 125 g tuna in oil (drained), the olives and anchovies.

Stage 7 - 2 min.
Salade Niçoise
Add the tomatoes and 4 hard-boiled eggs, sliced or quartered.

Stage 8 - 3 min.
Salade Niçoise
Finish by adding the dressing made with 6 tablespoons olive oil, 2 tablespoons vinegar, salt and pepper.

Stage 9
Salade Niçoise
Your Salade Niçoise is ready. Best served not too cold.
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.
A few hours in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,855 Kcal or 7,767 Kj73 gr69 gr143 gr
93 %28 %6 %22 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
142 Kcal or 595 Kj6 gr5 gr11 gr
7 %2 %<1 %2 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
309 Kcal or 1,294 Kj12 gr11 gr24 gr
15 %5 %1 %4 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Fish, Egg, Sulfites
How much will it cost?
  • For 6 people : 6.24 €
  • Per person : 1.04 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
Broad beansBroad beans: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Baby broad beans and peas with rice and mascarpone , Small green vegetables in Mornay sauce, Rabbit with mustard, Summer Salmon Blanquette, Broad bean salad with Parmesan, ... All
Tuna in oilTuna in oil: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Tomato ladybirds, Baked potatoes with poached egg and tuna sauce , Oriane's tuna rillettes , Rice and purple-sprouting broccoli salad, Springtime mixed salad, ... All
RadishesRadishes: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Rice and fresh spinach salad, Pan bagnat, Raw green asparagus salad, The total turnip, Crunchy salad, ... All
Red onionRed onion: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Chicken and Avocado Salad, Breton coleslaw, Erika's ceviche, Hot tomato sauce, Salad paysanne, ... All
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