Ahi Tuna Nicoise Salad  Recipe
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Ahi Tuna Nicoise Salad Recipe

A colorful salad with seared ahi tuna and fresh vegetables tossed in a lemon and herb vinaigrette.
Course Salad
Cuisine French
Keyword ahi tuna salad, nicoise, salad
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 9 minutes
Total Time 14 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories 283kcal

Ingredients

  • 2-4 ounce Ahi tuna steaks
  • 2 hard-boiled eggs halved
  • 1 cup halved cherry tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup halved black olives such as kalamata or Nicoise
  • 1/4 cup chopped yellow or red bell pepper
  • 1 cup steamed asparagus or green beans
  • 4 cups mixed salad greens
  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme or basil
  • 1 and 1/2 tablespoons olive oil divided use
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Heat 1/2 tablespoon of olive oil in a pan over high heat. Season the tuna steaks to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Cook the tuna for 3-4 minutes on each side or until the desired level of doneness.
  • Let the tuna cool for 5 minutes then thinly slice.
  • In a small bowl whisk together the dijon mustard, 1 tablespoon of olive oil, lemon juice, red wine vinegar, and thyme. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Divide the salad greens between two bowls. Drizzle the greens with the dressing.
  • Arrange the tuna, hard-boiled eggs, cherry tomatoes, olives, bell pepper and asparagus over the top of the greens. Serve.

Notes

Nutritional facts:
Please keep in mind that the nutritional information is calculated using a nutrition facts calculator. It is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.

Nutrition

Calories: 283kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 197mg | Sodium: 395mg | Potassium: 609mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 2760IU | Vitamin C: 74.4mg | Calcium: 69mg | Iron: 3.3mg