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Avocado Nicoise Salad

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Nutritional Highlights (Per serving) See Full
880 Calories
51 g Fat
11 g Fiber
4560 mg Sodium
44 g Carbs
Avocado Nicoise Salad


The classic Nicoise salad gets an upgrade with Fresh California Avocados.


Serves: 4

8 cups Boston butter head lettuce, torn
1 cup prepared vinaigrette dressing
2 cups cooked potatoes, cubed
1 cup cooked green beans, cut into thirds
4 Roma tomatoes, quartered
1 (6-oz.) can tuna, chunked
1/3 cup ripe olives, sliced
4 hard-cooked eggs, sliced
8 anchovy fillets
2 ripe, Fresh California Avocados, seeded, peeled and diced
1 Tbsp. fresh tarragon, chopped
1 Tbsp. fresh chives, chopped
1 tsp. fresh basil, chopped

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting.
Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados.


  1. Toss lettuce with one fourth of the vinaigrette; arrange in a bed on a serving plate.
  2. Toss potato cubes, beans and tomato with one half of the vinaigrette; arrange in sections on lettuce.
  3. Arrange tuna, olives, egg, anchovies and avocado in sections on lettuce.
  4. Drizzle with remaining vinaigrette; garnish with tarragon, chives and basil.

Serving Suggestions:
Serve with warm crusty bread.

Beverage Pairings:
Try with a dry Rosé wine.

* Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

Nutrition information per serving

Calories 880
Total Fat 51 g (Sat 9 g, Trans 0 g, Poly 6 g, Mono 15 g)
Cholesterol 305 mg
Sodium 4560 mg
Potassium 1620 mg
Total Carbohydrates 44 g
Dietary Fiber 11 g
Total Sugar 13 g
Protein 62 g

Vitamin A 4475 IU; Vitamin C 43 mg; Calcium 338 mg; Iron 9 mg; Vitamin D 189 IU; Folate 180 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 2.2 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 90%; Vitamin C 70%; Calcium 35%; Iron 50%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


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