Salad Nicoise

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Love, love, LOVE this French tuna salad: Salad Nicoise

Salad Nicoise recipe - from RecipeGirl.com

Salad Nicoise

Yield: 6 servings

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:
  • 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
Directions:
  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.
Tips:
  • Reduce fat/calories by reducing amount of oil.
Nutrition:
  • Nutritional Information per serving (Serving size: 1/6th of the salad)
  • Calories: 295, Fat: 19g, Saturated Fat: 3.4g, Sugar: 4.3g, Sodium: 183mg, Fiber: 5.4g, Protein: 17.8g, Cholesterol: 209mg, Carbohydrates: 16.5g
  • Weight Watchers POINTS per serving:  SmartPoints: 6, Points Plus:  8   Old Points Program: 7
SOURCE: RecipeGirl.com

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