Anchovy salade Niçoise

Anchovy salade Niçoise

This is not so much a niçoise recipe as a guide. Feel free to add as much or as little of each ingredient as you like - what's important is that every ingredient is as good quality as possible.

This meal, if served as four portions, provides 470kcal, 14g protein, 9g carbohydrate (of which 8.5g sugars), 41g fat (of which 7g saturates), 4g fibre and 2.9g salt per portion.


For the dressing

For the salad

  • 4 free-range eggs
  • 8 small artichoke hearts, cooked (from a jar is fine)
  • 4 very ripe tomatoes, skinned and quartered
  • 16 black olives
  • ½ cucumber, peeled, sliced
  • 4 spring onions, sliced
  • handful fine green beans, topped, tailed, blanched
  • 1 tin anchovies in olive oil (or 1 tin good-quality tuna belly in olive oil)
  • 1 tbsp freshly chopped chervil
  • small handful fresh basil