Salmon Salad à la Niçoise
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INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 0
  • Servings: 6
  • Preparation Time: 15 min.
  • Vinaigrette:
  • 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 green onion, minced
  • Freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • Salad:
  • 1 can (15 ounces) canned beets, drained, cut into wedges
  • 1 can (15 ounces) small, unsalted white potatoes, drained, cut into wedges
  • 1 can (14 1/2 ounces) 50% less-salt green beans, drained
  • 2 large tomatoes, cored and cut into wedges
  • 1 can (6 1/2 ounces) skinless pink salmon or canned tuna packed in water
  • 2 large hard-cooked eggs, peeled and sliced
  • 6 canned black olives, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon capers, optional
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
DIRECTIONS
  1. For the vinaigrette: Whisk the olive oil, vinegar, green onion and pepper until combined. Set aside.
  2. For the salad: Arrange beets, potatoes, green beans and tomatoes into a bicycle-wheel spoke pattern on six plates. Spoon the salmon in the center of each plate. Garnish with the hard-cooked eggs. Sprinkle with olives and capers, if desired. Drizzle vinaigrette over each salad and garnish with chopped parsley.
  3. Nutritional Information Per Serving: Calories 290; Total fat 17g; Saturated fat 3g; Cholesterol 85mg; Sodium 320mg; Total carbohydrate 85g; Fiber 5g; Protein 12g; Vitamin A 20%DV*; Vitamin C 45%DV; Calcium 10%DV; Iron 20%DV
  4. *Daily Value
RECIPE BACKSTORY
Good for your heart, flavorful on your plate. This niçoise-style salad offers a flavorful way to fit heart-healthy salmon, with its omega-3s, into your everyday meals. And the olive oil vinaigrette, with its monounsaturated fats, offers more heart-healthy benefits.