Quickie Niçoise Salad

Quickie Niçoise Salad


  • 3 cups thin French green beans
  • 1 pound red potatoes, thinly sliced
  • 1 (6 1/2-ounce) bottle roasted red bell peppers, rinsed and thinly sliced
  • 2 (6-ounce) cans tuna in olive oil, lightly drained and flaked
  • Niçoise olives, drained
  • White wine vinegar


Place green beans in a large bowl. Boil potatoes and 1 teaspoon salt 5 minutes, or until tender. Drain through a sieve over the beans, and let stand 5 minutes. Drain beans; add potatoes, bell peppers, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and black pepper to taste. Toss and divide evenly among 4 plates. Top each portion with 1/3 cup tuna and 1 tablespoon drained olives. Sprinkle with 1 teaspoon vinegar.


  • Yield: Serves 4 (serving size: 1 1/4 cups potato mixture, 1/3 cup tuna, 1 tablespoon olives, and 1 teaspoon vinegar)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 387
Fat per serving: 20g
Saturated fat per serving: 3g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 1g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 0.0g
Protein per serving: 24g
Fiber per serving: 5g
Cholesterol per serving: 46mg
Iron per serving: 3mg
Sodium per serving: 633mg