Fresh tuna nicoise salad
( SERVES 4 )
Photo by Babiche Martens
This colourful nicoise salad bowl is a must-try. Made with fresh seared tuna, eggs, beans, tomatoes and served with a light anchovy dressing, it is simply delicious.
For the dressing
|½ tsp||Dijon mustard|
|1 pinch||Salt, and pepper|
|¼ cup||Olive oil|
|2 Tbsp||Lemon juice|
For the salad
- Firstly make the dressing. In a mortar and pestle or small bowl, mash together the garlic, anchovies, mustard and salt and pepper. Whisk in the olive oil and lemon juice.
- Heat a frying pan to a high heat. Rub a little oil on the tuna and sear for 30 seconds each side. Remove and cool.
- In a large bowl combine the beans, tomatoes, olives, eggs and basil. Slice the tuna thinly and add. Season with salt and freshly ground pepper.
- Dress the salad and serve with crusty bread.
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