Smoked Salmon Niçoise Salad

 


smoked salmon nicoise salad

My husband and kids love fish (I’m vegan) so I wanted to share one of their favourite salads. The boys enjoy it without the dressing.

Low GI and filling, they often have it in their packed lunch or on picnics too. Let me know if your family try it.

RECIPE

smoked salmon nicoise salad

Ingredients:

Serves 2

  • 250g potatoes
  • 180g green beans
  • 1 pack Scottish smoked salmon
  • 4 salad tomatoes
  • 2 large handfuls of mixed salad greens
  • 2 boiled eggs, as fresh as you can get them
  • 2 tbsp. low fat mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp. white wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp. lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp. Dijon mustard
  • ½ tsp. dried dill
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • 5 marinated anchovies
  • 50g pitted black olives

 

Method:

Begin by preparing your ingredients- half the tomatoes, chop the lettuce, dice the potatoes, and cut the salmon into small bite-sized pieces.

Bring a shallow pan of water to the boil, and, as this heats, fill a large bowl with iced water and place nearby. Steam the potatoes over the boiling pan until they can easily be pierced with a fork. This should take about 15 minutes. Meanwhile cook the eggs how you like them. Then, once cooked, transfer both to the iced water.

Next, steam the green beans and also transfer to the cool water. These should not take as long –approximately 5 minutes. Next you’ll need to drain both the potatoes and the beans.

In a separate bowl mix the wet ingredients along with the pepper. Then add in the rest, including the potatoes and beans, anchovies, olives and toss to coat. Finish by placing the smoked salmon slices on top or arrange all ingredients around the plate. 

 

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21 Responses

  1. Michelle Reeves (bodfortea)

    Yum, yum! Nicoise salad is one of my all-time favourites and combining it with another of my loves – smoked salmon is just genius! Will definitely be trying this out. Thanks so much for linking up at Share the Joy x #sharethejoylinky
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  2. Natalie Ray

    This sounds divine. I’m veggie so I’d have to come up with an alternative to the fish, I’m thinking maybe chickpeas and avocado. Definitely up for a salad for lunch tomorrow, my health kick begins then!xx
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    • honestmum

      Oh that combination sounds wonderful. I love Greek salad too (obviously) and goats cheese and puy lentils is a gorgeous combo too xx

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  3. Fiona @ Free Range Chick

    Vicki, you seem to have a picture of my lunch for tomorrow. I love eggs, I love salmon, I love dill, I love potatoes (mmmm, potatoes!!), I love anchovies, mayo (full-fat), green beans, olives, potatoes… Oh my goodness, I’M HUNGRY!! I’m adding to my rule of never shopping on an empty stomach; never peruse Honest Mum on an empty stomach! xxx
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  4. Donna

    Oh I love anchovies! This looks lovely, such a wholesome and filling meal without any of the bad stuff. Thanks for sharing x
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  5. Janine

    I will have to save this recipe! I love salads especially with smoked salmon.
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  6. honestmum

    It’s really good and a nice alternative to the usual tuna!
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