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Niçoise Salad

Prep time 15 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 salad)

Ingredients

  • 4 small red potatoes (about 8 ounces), halved
  • 8 ounces fresh green beans
  • 1 (5-ounce) package gourmet salad greens
  • 1/3 cup pitted kalamata olive halves (about 12 olives)
  • 1/2 cup light balsamic salad dressing (such as Newman's Own)
  • 2 precooked peeled eggs (such as Eggland's Best), quartered
  • Freshly ground black pepper (optional)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 172
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 9 g
  • satfat 1.4 g
  • monofat 4.3 g
  • polyfat 3.3 g
  • protein 5.8 g
  • carbohydrate 17.8 g
  • fiber 2.4 g
  • cholesterol 106 mg
  • iron 1.8 mg
  • sodium 736 mg
  • calcium 59 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place potato halves in a single layer in a microwave-safe casserole dish. Cover bowl with plastic wrap (do not allow plastic wrap to touch food); vent. Microwave at HIGH 2 minutes or until tender.

  2. While potatoes cook, trim green beans. Add beans to potatoes. Re-cover and microwave at HIGH 2 minutes or until vegetables are tender; drain. Rinse with cold water until cool; drain.

  3. While vegetables cook, combine salad greens, olives, and salad dressing; toss well. Place about 1 1/2 cups greens mixture on each of 4 plates. Place 2 potato halves, 3/4 cup green beans, and 2 egg quarters on each plate. Sprinkle with pepper, if desired.

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