Leftover Salad Nicoise Recipe

“Leftover Salade Nicoise” Recipe
Why we like this recipe:

→ It’s high in protein, low-carb, and is jam-packed with nutritious ingredients that will keep you full!

→ This recipe originates from the South of France, and the idea behind it is to use up foods leftover from the weekend, and throw them into a healthy salad.

Don’t waste any time (or food)
Try this recipe tonight!

food-collage2What’s in it: (For 2 Servings)
-4 hard-boiled eggs
-1 cup fresh green beans (blanched, steamed or canned beans )
-1/2 onion, thinly sliced
-1/2 cup sliced cucumber
-1 (12oz)  can of albacore tuna
-½ lb mixed salad greens (we love arugula in this salad)

Preparation:(Takes about 20 minutes)

  • Hard boil 4 medium eggs: cook them for about 12 minutes in boiling water, and then put them in a bowl of icy water to cool.Meanwhile:
  • Peel the onion and thinly slice it
  • Peel and slice the cucumber
  • Once the eggs have cooled, peel and quarter them
  • In a large salad bowl, combine:
    Mixed lettuce, tuna, green beans, onion, and cucumber
  • Toss with balsamic vinaigrette and then garnish with eggs


Optional ingredients:
– Fresh Tomatoes
– Pitted Olives
– Anchovies
– Capers
– Bell Peppers
– Beets
– Artichoke Heart
– Cold Potatoes or Rice
– Corn
– Blanched Broccoli, Cauliflower, Asparagus

Get creative! Grab other veggies or leftover from your fridge and mix them in!