Tonnato Niçoise Salad

Tonnato Niçoise Salad

  • Preparation 20 min
  • Cooking 10 min
  • Chilling 15 min
  • Servings 4

This easy recipe for a salad in a jar is our take on a nicoise salad that includes a homemade tuna mayonnaise.

Featured in RICARDO Magazine (BACK TO SCHOOL 2018)

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Ingredients

  • Tuna Mayonnaise

    • 1 can (7 oz/198 g) oil-packed light tuna
    • 1 egg yolk
    • 1/3 cup (75 ml) olive oil
    • 2 tbsp (30 ml) lemon juice
    • 2 tsp capers
  • Salad

    • 4 eggs
    • 3/4 lb (340 g) green beans, trimmed
    • 8 cups (360 g) chicory or green leaf lettuce
    • 3/4 lb (340 g) cherry tomatoes, cut in half
    • 1/2 cup (70 g) black or niçoise olives, pitted

Preparation

  • Tuna Mayonnaise

  • Salad

Note from Ricardo

For this recipe, we were inspired by the classic Italian vitello tonnato, a dish of roasted veal, served cold and garnished with a sauce made with canned tuna, olive oil, lemon and capers.

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