Tuna Fish Salad-Niçoise

Total Time:30 minutes


  • 1 cup each of chopped Romaine lettuce, Bibb lettuce and Red Leaf lettuce
  • 4 slices red onion
  • 1 small cucumber
  • 2 medium red potatoes
  • ¼ pound string beans
  • 1 large tomato
  • 1-1/4 pounds fresh tuna steaks
  • 1 bay leaf
  • Salt
  • 4 lemon wedges
  • Salad-Niçoise Dressing


  1. Boil the potatoes until just tender, drain, cool, and dice.
  2. Steam the string beans for two minutes, drain, and cool.
  3. Place the tuna steaks in a small pot with the bay leaf and a pinch of salt. Add just enough water to cover the fish, bring to a simmer, and cook gently for four minutes.
  4. Drain the liquid, allow the fish to cool and cut into 1-inch cubes.
  5. Wash the lettuce.
  6. Peel, seed, and slice the cucumber.
  7. Slice the tomato into wedges.
  8. Place the fish and all the prepared vegetables into a large mixing bowl and toss with just enough dressing to coat the salad. Plate and serve with lemon wedges.

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