Wednesday, 6 July 2016

Healthy Nicoise Salad Recipe

*1 bag of baby spinach
*10 cherry tomatoes
* 8 pitted black olives
* 2 eggs
* 1 tin of tuna (drained)

For the marinade
*1 tbsp olive oil
* 1 tsp lemon juice 
* 1 tsp dried basil 
* freshly ground black pepper

For the dressing
* 1 tbsp olive oil
* 1 tsp white wine vinegar
*1/2 tsp Dijon mustard
* 1/2 clove garlic
* 1 tsp dried tarragon

  1. Place the eggs into a small saucepan and cover with cold water. Heat on medium heat until water is boiled. When boiling, reduce the heat and simmer for 8-10 minutes; depending on how you like your eggs. 
  2. Place the spinach in your serving bowl. 
  3. In a bowl mix all the ingredients for the marinade.
  4. Chop the tomatoes in half and add to the marinading bowl along with the olives. Stir and leave to marinade until the eggs are boiled. 
  5. In a separate bowl, mix all the ingredients for the dressing until smooth. Drain the tuna and add to the dressing. Mix well.
  6. Place the tomato and olive mixture on the spinach and then add the tuna. 
  7. Once the eggs are ready, leave them to cool for 5 minutes, then peel. 
  8. Cut the eggs into quarters and place on top of the salad.
  9. Eat and enjoy! 
Seda x


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