Avocado Nicoise Salad

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information
per serving

Calories 880
Total Fat 51g
Saturated Fat 9g
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 6g
Monounsaturated Fat 15g
Cholesterol 305mg
Sodium 4560mg
Total Carbs 44g
Dietary Fiber 11g
Total Sugars 13g
Protein 62g
Potassium 1620mg

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%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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

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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
  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.

Did You Know?

California Avocados can be used as a substitute for butter. Learn about avocados and dietary guidelines for Americans.

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


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