Keto salad Niçoise

Keto salad Niçoise

Bye, bye, potatoes, and hello peppery turnips! This salad has been updated from the original version from the French Riviera, and given a kiss of salty dressing. You’re going to adore this ketotastic salad!

Keto salad Niçoise

Bye, bye, potatoes, and hello peppery turnips! This salad has been updated from the original version from the French Riviera, and given a kiss of salty dressing. You’re going to adore this ketotastic salad!
USMetric
2 servingservings

Ingredients

  • 2 2 eggeggs
  • 2 oz. 50 g turnip or celery root
  • 5 oz. 150 g fresh green beans
  • 2 tbsp 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 - 2 1 - 2 finely chopped garlic clovefinely chopped garlic cloves (optional)
  • 5 oz. 150 g baby gem lettuce or Romaine lettuce
  • 2 oz. 50 g cherry tomatoes
  • ½ ½ red onionred onions
  • 1 can 1 can tuna in olive oil
  • 2 oz. 50 g olives
  • salt and pepper
Dressing
  • ½ tbsp ½ tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 tbsp 2 tbsp small capers
  • ½ oz. 15 g anchovies
  • 13 cup 75 ml olive oil
  • ¼ cup 60 ml mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp 1 tbsp fresh parsley
  • ½ ½ lemon, the juice
  • 1 1 minced garlic cloveminced garlic cloves (optional)

Instructions

Instructions are for 2 servings. Please modify as needed.

  1. Mix all the ingredients for the dressing using a mixer or an immersion blender until fully combined and creamy. Set aside.
  2. Boil the eggs the way you like them, soft or hard boiled. Place them immediately in ice-cold water when they are done to make them easier to peel. Cut them into wedges.
  3. Wash and peel the turnips. Cut them in half-inch pieces. Wash and trim the green beans and parboil both for 5 minutes in lightly salted water. Use separate pans. Rinse in cold water when done.
  4. Place a skillet on medium high heat and fry the green beans in butter or olive oil. Add finely chopped garlic. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Place lettuce on a serving plate or on individual plates. Add tomatoes, onion, drained tuna, eggs, beans, olives and turnip. Serve with dressing on the side.

Tip!

You can prep the vegetables a day before serving, for an even faster assembly.

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5 comments

  1. Naomi
    Made this last night. Much nicer than the nicoise salad I usually make. Everyone loved the dressing and have some leftover which I will serve with fish tonight. Thank you for the great recipes/ideas.
  2. Ruth
    What can I substitute for turnip? Don't like the flavour!
  3. Lori
    OM Goodness! Made this tonight and it was amazing! I don't even like turnips....well I didn't think I did! I didn't change a thing and this was so yummy! Definitely a keeper.
  4. Julia
    Could you please tell us how big your can of tuna is? They may be a standard size in Sweden or the US, but in Australia there are several different sizes! Makes a differences for macros.
    Reply: #5
  5. Kristin Parker Team Diet Doctor

    Could you please tell us how big your can of tuna is? They may be a standard size in Sweden or the US, but in Australia there are several different sizes! Makes a differences for macros.

    Look for something around 3oz as this is designed to make 2 servings.

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