Niçoise style salad with a caper dijon dressing

This is kind of a take on a Niçoise salad and is super fresh with a delicious caper dijon dressing. Also a great, healthy way to use fresh tuna. This is a green bean and bib lettuce salad with quick pan seared tuna, chickpeas and a lemon dijon vinaigrette. All topped with a soft boiled egg. Perfect lunch idea!

Niçoise salad

Niçoise style salad with a caper dijon dressing

Print Recipe


  • 1 Egg
  • Handful of bib lettuce
  • 1 cup Green beans
  • 4-6 slices Fresh sushi grade tuna
  • 1/3 cup Chickpeas
  • A few slices of red onion

The dressing

  • 2 tbsp Capers
  • 2 tbsp Lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup EVOO
  • 1 tbsp Whole grain dijon mustard
  • Flaky sea salt/pepper


  • Add a little oil to a pan and let it get really hot. Add tuna and let cook for about 2 min per side depending on thickness
  • Cook green beans and add to a bowl with bib lettuce. Add chickpeas, onions and top with slices of your tuna
  • Bring a pot of water to a boil and add your egg. Boil for 6-7 min for a soft boiled egg. Remove and add to a bowl of ice water. Add egg to salad.
  • Combine dressing ingredients and pour over salad. Enjoy!

You'll also love...

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recipe Rating

I’m Abigail, a creative director, home cook and content creator living in Brooklyn. I love making the easy stuff with a twist and yes, I eat a lot of toast. This is where I share my latest recipes, so please make yourself at home.