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    Julia Child's Potato Salad Nicoise

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    55 mins

    30 mins

    25 mins

    alvinakatz's Note:

    This is by far the best salad nicoise.

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    1. 1
      To prepare the sauce: With a spoon, pound together the garlic and salt to a paste. Beat in a T each of lemon juice and wine vinegar and the dry mustard. Slowly whisk in the olive oil and the pepper and basil. Refrigerate until ready to use.
    2. 2
      To prepare the potatoes: Scrub the potatoes; steam or boil unil tender, about 20 minutes. Cut into chunks, or slice 1/2 inch thick. Toss potatoes gently with shallots, salt, pepper, chicken broth and water. Allow to sit 4 minutes, tossing once or twice to absorb liquid evenly. Add 1/4 cup dressing, toss again and refrigerate.
    3. 3
      To prepare the salad: Place the beans in boiling water 5 minutes. Drain and rinse with cold water until chilles. Drain and pat dry; chill.
    4. 4
      Toss the lettace with several spoonfuls of dressing and arrange the leaves around the edge of a large, deep platter. Turn the potato salad into the middle of the leaves. Arrange tomatoes around the potatoes and drizzle with a little dressing. Toss the beans with a spoonful of dressing and arrange around tomatoes.
    5. 5
      Distribute the eggs and garnish with anchovies and capers. Ring the potatoes with a line of black olives. Break up the tuna and arrange in the center of the potato salad. Drizzle with dressing. Garnish with parsley and serve.

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    Nutritional Facts for Julia Child's Potato Salad Nicoise

    Serving Size: 1 (486 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 563.2
    Calories from Fat 323
    Total Fat 35.9 g
    Saturated Fat 5.9 g
    Cholesterol 168.1 mg
    Sodium 1384.5 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 39.0 g
    Dietary Fiber 6.5 g
    Sugars 6.9 g
    Protein 23.8 g

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