Love, love, LOVE this French tuna salad: Salad Nicoise
Yield: 6 servings
Prep Time: 15 min
Cook Time: 10 min
1 pound green beans
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 medium lemons, juiced
1/3 cup olive oil
salt and pepper to taste
2 cups Romaine lettuce, torn into bite-sized pieces
6 cups mixed gourmet salad greens
2 large hard-boiled eggs, chilled and sliced
1/2 pound tuna chunks, fresh cooked or canned (fresh is best!)
1/2 cup Niçoise or black olives
2 small red onions, minced
4 roma tomatoes, seeded and chopped
1. Prepare green beans by rinsing and snapping ends. Steam 8 to 10 minutes until almost tender. Rinse under cold water to stop the cooking process. Drain well.
2. Combine garlic, lemon juice, oil, salt and pepper in a shaker jar. Set aside.
3. To prepare salad, place lettuce on individual serving plates, followed by green beans, tuna, olives, onions and tomatoes.
4 Shake dressing jar well. Pour over salads and serve.
*Reduce fat/calories by reducing amount of oil.
Nutritional Information per serving:
Serving size: 1/6th of the salad
Calories per serving: 295
Fat per serving: 19g
Saturated Fat per serving: 3.4g
Sugar per serving: 4.3g
Sodium per serving: 183mg
Fiber per serving: 5.4g
Protein per serving: 17.8g
Cholesterol per serving: 209mg
Carbohydrates per serving: 16.5g
WW POINTS per serving:
Points Plus Program: 8 Old Points Program: 7
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