Tuna nicoise salad

Recipes 26/04/2018

Try our Fresh twist on a classic Tuna Nicoise, with delicious fresh avocado.

Serves 4-6 Prep Time 20 Minutes Cook Time 15 Minutes

Ingredients 

  • 425g tin Tuna chunks in spring water ( we love Sealord )
  • 1 small bunch parsley, chopped (we love superb Herb)
  • 1 handful salad leaves
  • 100g green beans, blanched
  • 150g potatoes, sliced and blanched (we love Wilcox Baby Perlas)
  • 3 eggs, semi hard boiled, peeled and cut into quarters (we love Woodland)
  • 100g pitted olives (we love Food Snob)
  • 6 cherry tomatoes, cut in half (we love NZ Hothouse)
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Dressing

  • 2 tablespoons dijon mustard
  • 50ml red wine vinegar
  • 1 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 5 egg yolks
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Method

  1. Flake tuna chunks roughly. Mix chopped parsley, season with salt and pepper then set aside.
  2. Arrange salad leaves, beans, potatoes, eggs, olives, tomatoes and avocado onto a plate, top with tuna and dressing.

Dressing

  1. Place egg yolks, vinegar and mustard in a food processor and blend until combined. Run the processor on a slow speed and slowly stream in the olive oil until thick and creamy. 
  2. Season to taste.

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