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Niçoise Salad

Yield Makes 4 servings (serving size: 1 salad)
Niçoise Salad makes for a filling lunch and is just one of the many tasty recipes in the CarbLovers Diet Cookbook.


  • 1 teaspoon minced shallot
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 10 cup chopped romain lettuce leaves
  • 4 (4-ounce) red potatoes, steamed and sliced
  • 1 cup canned white beans, rinsed and drained
  • 4 hard-boiled eggs, halved
  • 2 cups lightly steamed green beans
  • 2 large vine-ripened tomatoes, cut into wedges
  • 16 niçoise olives
  • 4 large caper berries, rinsed and drained

Nutrition Information

  • calories 433
  • fat 23.1 g
  • satfat 4.1 g
  • monofat 14.8 g
  • polyfat 3.2 g
  • protein 16 g
  • carbohydrate 44 g
  • fiber 9 g
  • cholesterol 186 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 641 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. In a small bowl, whisk together shallot, Dijon mustard, lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Whisk in olive oil; set aside. Divide chopped romaine lettuce leaves, red potatoes, white, eggs, green beans, tomatoes, niçoise olives, and caper berries among 4 salad bowls; drizzle each with about 2 1/2 tablespoons dressing.

Cook's Notes

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CarbLovers Diet Cookbook