Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Niçoise Salad Recipe

Nicoise means "in the style of Nice (a french city). This salad is just as French as any salad can be. Serves six.

1 head Boston lettuce
1/2 to 3/4 cup French dressing
2 cups French-cut green beans, cooked
2 cups cooked potatoes, cubed
1 cup canned tuna
2 or 3 tomatoes, peeled and quartered
2 hard-boiled eggs, quartered
6 anchovies, cut in half
1 T. minced fresh parsley

V.S.P. Clean the lettuce and break into pieces, dry and put into a salad bowl. Sprinkle with a few tablespoons of the dressing. Arrange the beans, potatoes and tuna on top of the greens, and place the tomatoes here and there arouns the edge. Decorate with eggs and anchovies. Pour over the remaining dressing and sprinkle with fresh parsley. Serve.

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