Thursday, August 05, 2004

Salad Niçoise

I was thinking of making something healthy and simple for dinner -- a Salad Niçoise. Here's a recipe from The Food Network.

Salad Nicoise
Recipe Courtesy of Sara Moulton

Recipe Summary
Difficulty: Easy
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Yield: 6 servings
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Salad Bar Items:
6 small New Potatoes
1 pound green beans
1/2 pound mixed greens
1 cup artichoke hearts
6 tomato wedges
3 hard boiled eggs, halved
1/2 cup black olives
1 (6-ounce) can tuna packed in water
3 tablespoons white wine vinegar
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon garlic, smashed with salt until paste
Pepper to taste
9 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

In a bowl, whisk together white wine, Dijon, garlic, and pepper. Drizzle in olive oil while whisking constantly. Arrange salad decoratively on a platter. Drizzle with the dressing.