Niçoise Salad

Niçoise Salad makes for a filling lunch and is just one of the many tasty recipes in the CarbLovers Diet Cookbook.

Yield:

Makes 4 servings (serving size: 1 salad)

Nutritional 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

Ingredients

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

Preparation

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.

Note:

MyRecipes is working with Let's Move!, the Partnership for a Healthier America, and USDA's MyPlate to give anyone looking for healthier options access to a trove of recipes that will help them create healthy, tasty plates. For more information about creating a healthy plate, visit www.choosemyplate.gov.

Ellen Kunes and Frances Largeman-Roth, RD,

CarbLovers Diet Cookbook

January 2012