Nicoise salad

Nicoise salad.
Nicoise salad. 

A recipe from the Good Food collection.


3 tablespoons olive oil

1 tablespoon white wine vinegar

½ garlic clove, crushed

160g  iceberg lettuce, shredded

6 cherry tomatoes, cut into quarters

90g baby green beans, trimmed and blanched

½ small red capsicum, deseeded and thinly sliced

½ celery stalk, cut into 5cm strips

½ Lebanese (short) cucumber, deseeded, cut into 5cm strips

180g tinned tuna, drained and flaked

1 egg, boiled, quartered

6 stoned kalamata olives, halved (optional)

2 anchovy fillets, finely chopped (optional)


1. Combine the oil, vinegar and garlic in a small bowl.

2. Put the lettuce, tomato, beans, capsicum, celery, cucumber, tuna, olives and anchovies in a large bowl.

3. Pour the dressing over and toss. Serve the salad topped with the egg quarters. Add olives and anchovies if desired.