Pepper-crusted Tuna Nicoise Recipe
100g French beans
100g boiled potato, boiled and diced
50g mixed peppers, sliced
40g cherry tomatoes, sliced
6 preserved artichoke hearts
6 black olives, seedless
6 green olives, seedless
100g Romaine lettuce
2 boiled eggs, whites only
100g tuna loin
50g finely chopped parsley
50g freshly ground
150g mixed greens
Blanche the green beans and set aside.
Season the tuna with salt and pepper and pan sear in a nonstick pan, then coat it in the chopped parsley and black pepper.
To assemble the salad: combine the mixed greens, artichokes, cherry tomatoes, olives, peppers, capers and green beans. Pour the dressing over the greens, toss to coat and check seasoning. Arrange in salad bowl and serve with slices of tuna and garnish with boiled egg whites.
Per serving: 210 calories, 10g fat, 27g protein, 91g carbohydrates, 12g dietary fibre, 0.8mg cholesterol, 17mg sodium