Pasta Salad Nicoise

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by DonnaColorado Johns

Excellent appetizer or lunch dish. We love this in the summer with fresh bread. From Cucina & Famiglia.

Top Review by Annacia

Excellent full meal deal salad. I cut it back for 2 and DH and I had plenty for a late lunch, and I think we'll have a very light supper tonight. It's just yummy and not difficult to make. Made for PAC, Fall 2012.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook pasta in pot of rapidly boiling and salted water until al dente, according to package instructions. Drain and toss with 2 tablespoons of the olive oil. Spread on a baking sheet to cool.
  2. In deep serving bowl, whisk remaining 2 tablespoons olive oil, vinegar, lemon juice, garlic, salt, and black pepper. add capers, olives, and roasted peppers. Do not drain tuna, but flake it with a fork. Add basil and parsley. Add cooled pasta and toss well. If desired add eggs and/or ham. Serve immediately.

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