A Perfect Salade Nicoise

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Total Time
20 mins
30 mins

Tuna fish gets a French accent in this refreshing classic! (Make it even more refreshing with a nice glass of Chardonnay.)

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  1. Boil potatoes in salted water to cover until tender, about 20 minutes.
  2. Remove with slotted spoon and let cool.
  3. Add beans to same water and boil until crisp-tender, about 7 minutes.
  4. Drain and cool under cold running water.
  5. Arrange potatoes, beans, olives, eggs, and tomato on large platter.
  6. Spoon tuna into center.
  7. Whisk vinegar, mustard, 1/8 t. salt, and pepper to taste in small bowl until blended.
  8. Gradually pour in oil, whisking until emulsified.
  9. Whisk in parsley, then drizzle vinaigrette over salad.
  10. Top with anochovies, if desired.