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Avocado Nicoise Salad

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Nutritional Highlights (per serving)

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880
Calories
51 g
Total Fat
11 g
Dietary Fiber
62 g
Protein
44 g
Total Carbs
 Avocado Nicoise Salad

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

Ingredients

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

Instructions

  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
Trans Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 9 g
Unsaturated Fat 15 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 6 mg
Dietary Fiber 11 g
Protein 62 g
Total Carbs 44 g
Cholesterol 305 mg
Sodium 4560 mg
Potassium 1620 mg
Total Sugar 13 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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