Healthy Nicoise Salad
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Recipe type: salad
Cuisine: French
Serves: 2
 
This Nicoise Salad packed is with fresh veggies and roasted potatoes and beets, for a filling but healthy meal! Perfect for lunch or dinner!
Ingredients
  • 1 package spinach
  • 1 package arugula
  • 2 large beets, chopped
  • 1½ cups roasted potatoes
  • 1 large red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 large avocado, cubed
  • Juice of half a lemon or lime
  • ½ cup red cabbage, sliced thin
  • 3-4 hard boiled eggs or 2 tbs. hemp hearts
Dressing
  • 1 tbs. dijon mustard
  • 3 tbs. champagne vinegar
  • 2-3 tbs. olive oil
  • 1 tsp. herbs de province or italian seasoning
  • pinch salt
  • black pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Roast potatoes (use these directions) and beets the day before or earlier in the day so they have time to cool.
  2. Hard Boil eggs (start eggs in cold water, bring to boil, once boiling, turn off heat and cover) let rest 10 minutes. Drain and add cold water to pan with ice cubes. Peel within 10 minutes to ensure egg shells are easily removable. Let eggs cool 1 hour.
  3. Once eggs have cooled, cabbage, red bell pepper and beets and start to assemble the salad.
  4. Place spinach and arugula in bowl. Add each ingredient to the salad, moving around the plate.
  5. Slice avocado and add lemon juice to avocado before adding it to the salad so it doesn't brown.
  6. Slice eggs in half and add to salad.
Dressing
  1. In a small bowl, add dijon mustard, spices and champagne vinegar. Stir. Slowly whisk in olive oil until thick dressing is made. Add salt and pepper, and taste.
Recipe by Bites of Wellness at https://bitesofwellness.com/healthy-nicoise-salad/