Salad Nicoise

This recipe makes hearty main-dish portions of salad. If you’re planning to serve it as an appetizer, it will make a few more servings.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 45 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4


  • 3 medium potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • 1 head butter lettuce, leaves separated
  • 2 ripe tomatoes, cut in wedges
  • 1 can (6.5 oz.) white tuna, drained and flaked
  • 2 large hard-boiled eggs, peeled and sliced
  • ¼ cup kalamata olives
  • ⅔ cup vinaigrette dressing


  • Boil or steam the potatoes until tender.
  • In a bowl, layer the lettuce, potatoes, tomatoes, tuna, hard-boiled eggs, and olives. Drizzle the dressing over the top. Cover and refrigerate until well chilled, no more than 30 minutes. Serve immediately.