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Grilled Tuna Niçoise Salad

Grilled Tuna Niçoise Salad

Olives, tuna steaks, potatoes, and green beans fill this salad dish with colorful ingredients that are packed with flavor.

  • Yield: 6 servings (serving size: 1 cup salad mixture, 1 steak, and 1 egg half)

Ingredients

  • none Dressing:
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon extravirgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh tarragon
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • none Salad:
  • 4 cups water
  • 1/2 pound green beans, trimmed
  • 1/2 pound quartered Yukon gold potatoes
  • 6 none (6-ounce) Yellowfin tuna steaks
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • none Cooking spray
  • 4 cups mixed salad greens (about 2 ounces)
  • 1/4 cup niçoise olives
  • 3 none hard-cooked large eggs, halved

Preparation

To prepare dressing, combine first 6 ingredients in a small bowl, stirring well with a whisk. Set dressing aside.

To prepare salad, bring 4 cups water to a boil in a large saucepan. Add beans; cook 2 minutes. Remove with a slotted spoon; plunge beans into ice water. Drain and set aside. Add potatoes to pan; cook 10 minutes or until tender. Drain potatoes, and set aside.

Prepare grill.

Sprinkle fish with 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Place fish on a grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 3 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness.

Combine beans, potatoes, salad greens, olives, and dressing in a large bowl; toss well. Place salad mixture on a large platter. Arrange steaks and egg halves over salad mixture.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 295none
  • Calories from fat: 23%
  • Fat: 7.5g
  • Saturated fat: 1.7g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 3.6g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.1g
  • Protein: 44.5g
  • Carbohydrate: 10.1g
  • Fiber: 2.3g
  • Cholesterol: 183mg
  • Iron: 2.4mg
  • Sodium: 362mg
  • Calcium: 70mg
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