The Nicoise
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Nicoise Salad

The French-composed salad originating in Nice, France, takes on a new form—bowl-style. Enjoy a delectable blend of flavors and textures in each bite.
Course: Salad
Keyword: french, healthy bowl
Servings: 4
Calories: 716kcal
Author: Genevieve Doll


  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 pound green beans, trimmed, 1-inch pieces
  • 5 ounces baby spring mix
  • 2 5 (oz) cans tuna
  • 1/2 cup pitted olives


  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup white wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons dried dill
  • 1 teaspoon stone-ground mustard
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon honey


  • Place eggs in a small pot. Cover with several inches of water and a lid. Bring to a boil; then turn off heat, and let sit covered for 8 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, prepare a medium pot with several inches of water and a steamer basket. Add beans, cover, and cook over low heat for 7 minutes, until beans are bright green and tender. Remove lid to cool slightly.
  • Drain eggs, and place in an ice bath for 5 minutes; remove shell. Slice in half.
  • Combine all dressing ingredients in a half-pint jar, and shake well to emulsify. In a medium bowl, toss spring mix and beans with dressing.
  • Divide spring mix into four shallow bowls, and top with flaked tuna, olives and egg halves.


Tip: Prep salad ahead of time for a ready-to-go lunch; wait to dress until serving.


Calories: 716kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 66g | Sodium: 849mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g