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Niçoise Salad

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

Health JANUARY 2012

  • Yield: Makes 4 servings (serving size: 1 salad)


  • 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


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.


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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 433
  • Fat: 23.1g
  • Saturated fat: 4.1g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 14.8g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 3.2g
  • Protein: 16g
  • Carbohydrate: 44g
  • Fiber: 9g
  • Cholesterol: 186mg
  • Iron: 0.0mg
  • Sodium: 641mg
  • Calcium: 0.0mg

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