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Nicoise Salad

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Prep time: 10 minutes | Cook time: 20 minutes

4 Servings | Calories 220 | Protein 20 | Carbs 22 | Fat 7

Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free

INGREDIENTS

  • 4 Eggland’s Best eggs, hard cooked
  • 4-5 cups butter lettuce
  • 6 oz. tuna (fresh grilled and cut into pieces, or canned)
  • 1/2 lb. green beans, cooked
  • 4 tomatoes
  • 2 potatoes, cooked
  • 2 Tbsp. capers
  • 1/4 cup parsley, minced
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • Black or Kalamata olives for garnish

DIRECTIONS

  1. Hard-cook eggs; cool and peel.
  2. Use either fresh grilled tuna cut into small pieces, or your favorite canned or pre-packaged tuna for this salad; prepare and set aside.
  3. To cook green beans, create an ice bath with 12 ice cubes and cold water in a large bowl and set aside; bring water to a boil in a medium saucepan and cook trimmed beans for approximately 4 minutes; remove and plunge in an ice bath to stop cooking process; remove when cooled and pat dry.
  4. Cook potatoes to your desired softness either boiling them on the stovetop or roasting them in an oven.
  5. Chop eggs, potatoes, green beans, tomatoes, potatoes and parsley; set aside.
  6. Arrange on a bed of butter lettuce and top with eggs, vegetables, tuna, parsley and capers.
  7. Add black or kalamata olives (if desired) and serve with your favorite dressing.

Notes and Suggestions:

To cut down on prep time, use Eggland’s Best Hard Cooked & Peeled eggs!

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