'The Salad Board' Canadian Niçoise
Pile all the salad ingredients on a large wooden board and serve with a gourmet homemade dressing for a bistro-style salad supper.
- Prep time: 20 min
- Makes: 4 Servings
- Cook time: 0 min
Per Serving (1/4 recipe salad with 2tbsp/30mL dressing)
- Fat.31 g
- Saturated Fat.3.5 g
- Cholesterol.245 mg
- Carbohydrates.18 g
- Fibre.4 g
- Sugar.4 g
- Protein.30 g
- Sodium.530 mg
- Potassium*.700 mg
|1/4 cup / 50 l||Egg Creations! Whole Egg Original|
|1 tbsp / 15 ml||Dijon mustard|
|1 tbsp / 15 ml||each white wine vinegar and lemon juice|
|1 tbsp / 15 ml||mixed chopped fresh herbs such as chives, parsley and tarragon|
|2 tsp / 10 ml||each drained capers and honey|
|1||small garlic clove, grated|
|1/2 tsp / 2 ml||salt|
|Pinch||white or ground black pepper|
|1 cup / 250 ml||neutral flavoured oil such as grapeseed, safflower, or canola|
|8 cup / 2 l||mixed baby greens or baby spinach|
|1||fillet grilled or roasted trout, flaked (about 12oz/375g)|
|1 cup / 250 ml||each blanched green beans, cooked baby potatoes, and grape tomatoes|
|1/2 cup / 125 ml||sliced onion and pitted black olives|
|2||EGGS2go! Omega 3 Hard Boiled Snack Pack, quartered|
Dressing: Blend all ingredients except oil in a blender (or using an immersion blender) until smooth. With the motor running, very gradually drizzle in oil. Makes about 1 1/2 cups (375 ml). Reserve in refrigerator for up to 4 days.
Salad Board: Arrange greens on the board and top with trout, beans, potatoes, tomatoes, onion and olives. Arrange eggs decoratively on top. Drizzle with dressing or serve on the side.
Arrange trout on greased foil and grill on medium for 10 to 12 minutes or until flakes lightly with a fork. (Alternately roast in a 400°F/200°C oven.)
Blanch green beans in boiling salted water for 3 to 4 minutes; drain and rinse under cold water.
Boil potatoes in salted water for 8 to 10 minutes; drain and rinse under cold water.
For Steak and Egg Salad Dressing Variation: substitute 1 tbsp of white wine vinegar and lemon juice with 2 tbsp of red wine vinegar. Substitute 1 tbsp of chopped green onion for 1 tbsp. of mixed fresh chopped herbs such as chives, parsley, and tarragon. Remove the honey and dried capers. Add ½ tsp of granulated sugar and 3 tbsp of crumbled blue cheese.
For Steak and Egg Salad Board Variation: substitute 8 cups of baby greens and spinach with 8 cups of baby kale and mixed greens. Substitute trout for 12 oz. of steak, grilled and sliced. Substitute 1 cup of green beans and cooked potatoes with 2 Portobello mushrooms that are grilled sliced. Add a cup of crumbled blue cheese and substitute pitted black olives with garlic croutons.
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