The salad nicoise is a famous salad originated in the southern French city Nice. Great as a lunch or main. Instead of using fresh tuna, you can also use canned tuna, just make sure to drain the tuna before you use it.
Recipe - steps
1 Cook the potatoes in boiling water until they are done and let them cool down. Cut the potatoes in half.
2 Cook the haricots verts in boiling water with salt and when they are done let them cool off under cold running water.
3 Brush both sides of tuna with oil and add a pinch of salt and pepper. Grill the tuna on both sides. Let the tuna cool down and cut in 4 pieces.
4 Cut the tomatoes and olives in half
5 Take a bowl with the vinaigrette and mix the potatoes, haricots verts, tomatoes, olives and lettuce. Mix this well.
6 Place the mixture on a plate, arrange the anchovies on top and sprinkle with the shallot. Cut the egg in 4 pieces and place them on the plate. Serve the tuna on top of the salad.