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Mason jar Nicoise salad

Total Time
10 min
10 min
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This classic French salad is perfect for lunch at your desk or picnics outside!


Cos lettuce

1½ cup(s), chopped, (75g)


1 medium, (roma variety), chopped

Potato, cooked without added fat

90 g, baby chat variety, quartered

Green string beans, cooked without added fat

50 g, chopped

Boiled egg(s)

1 medium, (hard boiled), quartered

Tuna, canned in springwater, drained

1 95g can, flaked

Black olives, drained

7 individual, pitted


½ whole, small, finely chopped

White wine vinegar

2 tsp

Dijon mustard

½ tsp

Olive oil

1 tsp

Capers, rinsed, drained

½ tsp, chopped


  1. Cook potatoes in a medium saucepan of boiling water for 8 minutes, add beans and cook for a further 2 minutes or until potatoes are just tender. Drain, rinse under cold water, then drain well.
  2. Layer lettuce, tomatoes, potato and bean mixture, eggs, tuna and olives evenly in 2 large (3-cup to 1L capacity) mason jars or reusable containers.
  3. To make vinaigrette, whisk ingredients in a small bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Divide evenly between 2 small reusable containers. Store vinaigrette and salad jars in refrigerator.
  4. Pour a portion of vinaigrette over each salad just before serving.