Tuna Salad Niçoise

Serves 4

Serve this salad with a bowl of tomato soup on the side for a complete meal.

Ingredients: 
  • 1 pound small red potatoes
  • 3/4 pound green beans, trimmed
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 (6-ounce) cans tuna packed in water, drained
  • 1 cup prepared balsamic vinaigrette
  • 1 cup pitted Kalamata or Niçoise olives
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2 teaspoons capers, drained
  • 1 (4-ounce) package mixed baby greens
  • 4 hard-boiled eggs, halved
  • 1/4 cup parsley, chopped (optional)
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Method: 

Place potatoes in a medium pot with enough cold water to cover. Bring to a boil then turn down heat and simmer until tender. Drain potatoes and cool slightly, then cut in half.

Meanwhile, cook green beans in boiling salted water until crisp-tender, then rinse under cold running water.

Put tuna, 1/2 cup of the vinaigrette, olives, tomatoes and capers into a large bowl and toss gently. Place a generous handful of greens on each of 4 plates, then arrange potatoes, eggs and green beans on plates. Top with the dressed tuna mixture, then drizzle with remaining 1/2 cup vinaigrette. Garnish with parsley and serve.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:550 calories (240 from fat), 27g total fat, 4.5g saturated fat, 230mg cholesterol, 1210mg sodium, 42g carbohydrate (10g dietary fiber, 7g sugar), 37g protein
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