Egg Niçoise salad

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Preparation and cooking time

  • Prep:10 mins
  • Cook:10 mins
  • Easy
  • Serves 2

A vegetarian Niçoise salad, that’s packed with goodness – fibre, folate, iron, vitamin c and gluten-free too

Nutrient Unit
kcal 383
fat 20g
saturates 3g
carbs 31g
sugars 11g
fibre 12g
protein 14g
salt 0.7g


For the dressing

  • 2 tbsp rapeseed oil
  • juice 1 lemon
  • 1 tsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 garlic clove , grated
  • ⅓ small pack basil , leaves chopped
  • 3 pitted black Kalamata olive , rinsed and chopped
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For the salad

  • 2 eggs
  • 250g new potatoes , thickly sliced
  • 200g fine green beans
  • ½ red onion , very finely chopped
  • 14 cherry tomatoes , halved
  • 6 romaine lettuces leaves, torn into bite-sized pieces
  • 6 pitted black Kalamata olive , rinsed and halved


  • STEP 1

Mix the dressing ingredients together in a small bowl with 1 tbsp water.

  • STEP 2
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Meanwhile boil the potatoes for 7 mins, add the beans and boil 5 mins more or until both are just tender, then drain. Boil 2 eggs for 8 minutes then shell and halve.

  • STEP 3

Toss the beans, potatoes and remaining salad ingredients, except the eggs, together in a large bowl with half the dressing. Arrange the eggs on top and drizzle over the remaining dressing.

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