Quick salad Niçoise

Ingredients

  • 110g/4oz mixed salad leaves
  • 2 small Gem lettuces (optional)
  • 2 tins of tuna in oil
  • 110g/4oz French beans, cooked until just done
  • 4 tomatoes, each cut into 8
  • 4 hard-boiled eggs, quartered
  • 10-12 cooked new potatoes, cut into quarters
  • handful black olives
  • small tin anchovies in oil
For the dressing
  • 6 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • salt and pepper

Preparation method

  1. Tear the salad leaves and little Gems, if using, into bite-sized pieces and place in a large serving bowl.

  2. Drain the tins of tuna and flake onto the salad leaves.

  3. Add the beans, tomatoes, eggs, potatoes, olives and anchovies.

  4. Place all the dressing ingredients into a bowl, season and whisk well.

  5. Pour over the salad and serve immediately.

James Martin recipes from Housecall

Less than 30 mins preparation time

10 to 30 mins cooking time

Serves 4