Tuna Nicoise

Tuna Nicoise

Serves 1

Handful rocket/ mixed leaves

handful baby spinach

6 raw green beans, sliced lengthways

1/2 small red onion, sliced thinly

8 black olives, pitted

5 anchovies, drained

Olive oil for cooking

1 fresh tuna steak

For the dressing

2 tbsp olive oil

2 tsp balsamic vinegar

sea salt

lime juice, optional


  1. Arrange the rocket and spinach on a plate and top with scattered green beans, red onion and olives.
  2.  Place the anchovies over the salad.
  3. Heat a frying pan with a little olive oil over a medium high heat. Add the tuna steak and cook for approximately 3 minutes on each side, so that it is still slightly pink in the middle. Remove from the heat.
  4. Combine the dressing ingredients and season.
  5. Slice the tuna and arrange on top of the salad. Drizzle over the dressing and a squeeze of lime juice (optional) before serving.

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