• Salad nicoise

    Getting tired of the same old salad? Here is a scrumptious Salad nicoise recipe to brighten up your next lunchbox.

    PREP TIME 15 minutes | TOTAL TIME 30 minutes | SERVES 4

     

    INGREDIENTS

    • 200 g baby green beans, trimmed, halved lengthways
    • ¼ cup olive oil
    • 600 g sashimi-grade tuna steaks
    • 1 tbsp lemon juice
    • 2 tbsp white wine vinegar
    • 3 heirloom tomatoes, cut into wedges
    • 1 avocado, sliced
    • 2 tbsp drained capers, rinsed
    • ¼ cup fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves
    • 1 radicchio, leaves separated
    • 4 eggs, boiled

    METHOD

    BOIL, steam or microwave beans until just tender; drain. Rinse under cold water and drain again.

    RUB 1 tablespoon of the oil all over the tuna and season. Sear the tuna on a heated oiled grill plate for 1 minute on each side. Remove from heat; rest, covered, for 5 minutes before slicing.

    WHISK remaining oil with lemon juice and vinegar together  in a bowl. Add beans, tuna and remaining salad ingredients; toss gently to combine.

    TOP salad with boiled eggs and a crack of pepper.

    Salad nicoise

    Serves: 4
    Prep Time: 15 minutes Cooking Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes

    Ingredients

    • 200 g baby green beans, trimmed, halved lengthways
    • ¼ cup olive oil
    • 600 g sashimi-grade tuna steaks
    • 1 tbsp lemon juice
    • 2 tbsp white wine vinegar
    • 3 heirloom tomatoes, cut into wedges
    • 1 avocado, sliced
    • 2 tbsp drained capers, rinsed
    • ¼ cup fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves
    • 1 radicchio, leaves separated
    • 4 eggs, boiled

    Instructions

    1

    Boil, steam or microwave beans until just tender; drain. Rinse under cold water and drain again.

    2

    Rub 1 tablespoon of the oil all over the tuna and season. Sear the tuna on a heated oiled grill plate for 1 minute on each side. Remove from heat; rest, covered, for 5 minutes before slicing.

    3

    Whisk remaining oil with lemon juice and vinegar together  in a bowl. Add beans, tuna and remaining salad ingredients; toss gently to combine. 

    4

    Top salad with boiled eggs and a crack of pepper.

     

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