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Niçoise Salad with Yuzu Dressing 

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Get ready to transport your senses to the beautiful south of France with our Niçoise Salad drizzled in Yuzu Dressing. This refreshing culinary creation promises a harmonious blend of flavors that’s sure to captivate your taste buds.

WHY YOU’LL LOVE NIÇOISE SALAD WITH YUZU DRESSING

  • A French Classic: Niçoise salad is a classic in French cuisine, hailing from the picturesque French Riviera. It’s known for its fresh and vibrant ingredients that reflect the sunny and coastal vibes of the region.
  • Flavor Explosion: This salad is a perfect harmony of flavors. You’ll enjoy the creaminess of hard-boiled eggs, the briny richness of olives, the tenderness of Ahi tuna, and the crispness of fresh veggies. It’s a culinary journey in every bite.
  • Healthy and Wholesome: Packed with protein, vitamins, and antioxidants, Niçoise salad is not just a treat for your taste buds but also a nutritious choice for your well-being. The yuzu dressing adds a refreshing citrus twist that elevates the health factor.
  • Customizable: The great thing about Niçoise salad is its flexibility. You can personalize it by adding or omitting ingredients according to your preferences. Make it your own and experiment with your favorite ingredients.
  • Quick and Easy: With minimal cooking involved, Niçoise salad is perfect for those days when you crave something delicious without spending hours in the kitchen. It’s a quick and satisfying meal.

INGREDIENTS YOU NEED TO MAKE NIÇOISE SALAD WITH YUZU DRESSING

Yuzu Dressing

  • Yuzu juice
  • Rice vinegar
  • Pinch of salt
  • Dijon mustard
  • Honey

Ingredients I like to use

  • Cooked Potatoes
  • Green Beans (a mix of regular and pickled)
  • Pickled Onions
  • Lettuce
  • Ahi Tuna (cooked to your liking)
  • Cucumbers
  • Olives
  • Capers

WHAT YOU NEED TO MAKE NIÇOISE SALAD WITH YUZU DRESSING

  • Large bowl
  • Slotted spoon
  • Food processor (for the dressing)
  • Medium saucepan

HOW TO MAKE NIÇOISE SALAD WITH YUZU DRESSING

Make the Yuzu Dressing

  1. Whisk together yuzu juice, rice vinegar, salt, Dijon mustard, and honey until smooth. This zesty dressing will be the perfect finishing touch to your salad.

Assemble the Salad

  1. Place the cooked potatoes, green beans, pickled onions, lettuce, Ahi tuna, cucumbers, olives, and capers in a large bowl. Drizzle the prepared Yuzu Dressing over the salad.
  2. Toss gently to ensure all the ingredients are coated with the dressing.
  3. Your Niçoise Salad with Yuzu Dressing is ready to be enjoyed!

COMMONLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How to Store and Reheat?

​Store any leftover Niçoise salad in an airtight container in the refrigerator. It’s best enjoyed fresh, so there’s no need to reheat it. In fact, the cool and crisp nature of this salad is what makes it so delightful.

What makes this salad “Niçoise”?

​The term “Niçoise” refers to the city of Nice on the French Riviera. The salad takes its name from this city and features ingredients commonly found in the region, such as olives, hard-boiled eggs, and tuna.

Can I add or omit ingredients?

​Absolutely! Niçoise salad is versatile and can be customized to your taste. Feel free to add or omit ingredients based on your preferences.

Niçoise Salad with Yuzu Dressing

Enjoy this vibrant Niçoise Salad with the refreshing touch of Yuzu Dressing!
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Course: Salad
Cuisine: French
Keyword: Niçoise Salad with Yuzu Dressing
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 1 salad
Calories: 59kcal

Equipment

  • Whisk
  • mixing bowls

Ingredients

Yuzu Dressing

  • 1 ½ tbsp yuzu juice
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 tsp honey

Salad

  • Cooked Potatoes
  • Green Beans a mix of regular and pickled
  • Pickled Onions
  • Lettuce
  • Ahi Tuna cooked to your liking
  • Cucumbers
  • Olives
  • Capers

Instructions

Make the Yuzu Dressing

  • Whisk together until smooth. Drizzle over the salad.

Assemble the Salad

  • Place the cooked potatoes, green beans, pickled onions, lettuce, Ahi tuna, cucumbers, olives, and capers in a large bowl. 
  • Drizzle the prepared Yuzu Dressing over the salad. Toss gently to ensure all the ingredients are coated with the dressing.

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Nutrition

Serving: 1salad | Calories: 59kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 0.04g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.4g | Sodium: 166mg | Potassium: 77mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 11IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 0.3mg
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Niçoise Salad with Yuzu Dressing is your ticket to a culinary journey through the flavors of the French Riviera. Enjoy the fresh, crisp, and wholesome ingredients that come together to create a delightful salad that’s perfect for a quick and healthy meal. Bon appétit!

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