Recipes

Tuna Niçoise Salad

Makes: 4
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 20-25 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 450g new potatoes, halved
  • 150g fine green beans
  • 4 eggs
  • 4 ripe vine tomatoes, quartered
  • 1/2 cucumber, peeled, seeded and chopped
  • 1 (200g) can tuna steak in brine, drained
  • 3 tbsp capers, drained
  • 25g pitted black olives


For the dressing :
  • 6 tbsp Filippo Berio Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 3 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 tsp caster sugar

Method:

Cook the potatoes in boiling salted water for 10-15 minutes or until tender. Drain rinse in cold water and set aside.

rinse in cold water and set aside. Cook the beans in boiling water for 3 minutes or until just tender. Drain, rinse in cold water and set aside.

drain Place the eggs in a small pan cover with cold water and slowly bring to the boil. Simmer for 6 minutes rinse in cold water. Shell the eggs and cut into quarters.

Place the potatoes beans and eggs together in a large salad bowl with the remaining ingredients.

To make the dressing place all the dressing ingredients in a small bowl and whisk together with a fork. To serve drizzle the dressing over the salad and toss to mix.

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