Farmers Market Nicoise Salad Recipe
Farmers Market Nicoise Salad

This Farmers Market Nicoise Salad is a bright, delicious taste of the Mediterranean

This Farmers Market Nicoise Salad recipe is a beautiful addition to any table, making a beautiful centerpiece for a stunning buffet. Did I mention there are potatoes in here? Yes, potatoes in salad with greens. It's a bonus.

This Farmers Market Nicoise Salad is full of flavor, a lovely taste of the Mediterranean. Nicoise Salad pairs fabulously with a crisp white wine. Don't shy away from the anchovy paste; it gives distinctive flavor without imparting a fishy taste. This Farmers Market Nicoise is truly a meal in itself and tastes wonderful with some crusty bread as a sidekick.

Farmers Market Nicoise Salad Recipe

    Prep Time: 20 minutes

    Cook time: 20 minutes

    Yield: Serves 5

Farmers Market Nicoise Salad Recipe Ingredients

    1 1/2 pounds small red potatoes

    4 large eggs

    1/4 pound green beans, stemmed

    2 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, seasoned with salt and pepper

    1 pint grape tomatoes, halved

    1/2 cup nicoise or kalamata olives, pitted and halved

    1/4 cup capers, drained

    For the vinaigrette:

    1/4 cup fresh lemon juice

    2 tablespoons minced fresh tarragon

    1 tablespoons shallot, minced

    1 tablespoons Dijon mustard

    2 teaspoons anchovy paste

    1 teaspoon honey

    2/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil

    Salt and pepper to taste

Farmers Market Nicoise Salad Recipe Instructions

    Boil potatoes until done and hard-cooked eggs. Plunge both into ice water to cool; drain. Slice potatoes 1/4 inch thick.

    Chop eggs for garnish and set aside.

    Blanch green beans 5 minutes. Plunge into ice water to cool; drain and set aside.

    Saute chicken in oil over medium-high heat until cooked through (about 8 minutes per side). Cut into 1/4 inch thick slices.

    Prepare tomatoes and olives.

    Whisk first 6 vinaigrette ingredients together in a small bowl.

    Whisk in olive oil slowly to blend.

    Season to taste.

    Combine potato slices, green beans, sliced chicken, tomatoes, capers and olives in a large bowl.

    Drizzle with vinaigrette and toss lightly to coat.

    Transfer salad to a platter and garnish the top of the salad with egg.

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