Soups & Salads

Salad Nicoise

Prep Time: 15 min  |  Cook Time: 10 min  |  Servings: 4  |  Calories: 396
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Salad Nicoise
Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
10 min

This salad makes for a delightful meal with a variety of flavors from tuna topped with olives, fresh green beans, chopped red potatoes, and hard boiled eggs and topped with Sargento® Shredded Cheddar Jack Cheese along with an Italian dressing.

  • 6 cups Boston or leaf lettuce, torn
  • 1-1/2 cups (6 oz.) Sargento® Shredded Cheddar Jack Cheese, divided
  • 1/2 cup Italian or red wine vinaigrette salad dressing, divided
  • 2 tsp. Dijon mustard
  • 1 can (6-1/2 oz.) solid white albacore tuna in water, drained and flaked
  • 12 nicoise or kalamata olives
  • 4 medium (10 oz.) red potatoes, cooked, cooled and quartered
  • 1/4 lb. fresh green beans, cut into 1-1/2-inch pieces, cooked crisp-tender and drained
  • 1 hard-cooked egg, cut into quarters
  • Pepper (optional)
  1. Combine lettuce and 1 cup cheese in large bowl. Combine dressing and mustard. Add 1/4 cup of dressing mixture to lettuce mixture; toss. Arrange on four serving plates.
  2. Top with tuna and olives. Arrange potatoes around edges of salad. Arrange green beans and egg over salads. Top with remaining cheese and drizzle remaining dressing; serve with black pepper, if desired.

Serving Size 4

Calories 396

*Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Amount/Serving %DV*
Total Fat 23.20g 43%
Sat. Fat 9.80g 47%
Mono Unsat. Fat 6.80g
Poly Unsat. Fat 1.50g
Cholesterol 104mg 35%
Sodium 1030mg 44%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 7%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 0g
Protein 25g
Vitamin A 315RE
Vitamin C 21mg 33%
Calcium 362mg 35%
Iron 3mg 17%