BEST Mediterranean Diet Recipe-Warm Tuna Niçoise Salad

– VINAIGRETTE – 6 Tablespoons olive oil – 3 Tablespoons red wine vinegar – 1 small shallot minced – 1 Tablespoon dijon mustard – 1/2 teaspoon anchovy paste sold in a squeezable tube, usually found next to the canned tomatoes at the grocery – ¼ teaspoon salt – Dash of pepper – SALAD – 12 ounces baby new potatoes or other similar small white or yellow potatoes halved or quartered (I used regular potatoes peeled and sliced into small chunks) – ½ teaspoon salt divided – 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil divided – 2 ounces fresh green beans trimmed – 1 cup cherry or grape tomatoes whole or halved – 1/2 cup Niçoise Olives can substitute Kalamata or other Black Olives – 2 4.5 ounce cans tuna fish packed in olive oil; drained and flaked – 4 hard boiled large eggs quartered or sliced in half


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Cook time: 20 mins

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salad, Mediterranean diet

prep Time

15 mins


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Are you looking for the BEST Mediterranean Recipe?  The perfect combination of simple and flavorful ingredients, this classic Warm Tuna Niçoise Salad is an easy fresh lunch or dinner. With crispy roasted potatoes and green beans, tomatoes, tuna, and more, it’s a satisfying and healthy meal! This sheet pan salad recipe is gluten-free, low-carb, Paleo and Whole30.

What is the Mediterranean Diet?  The Mediterranean Diet consists of plenty of healthy fats and plant-based foods. You eat mostly veggies, fruits, whole grains, beans, nuts, legumes, lean proteins from fish and poultry. Also a part of the diet is healthy fat from extra-virgin olive oil.

Yield: You'll get about 4 servings from this salad. – Storage: If you're making this for meal prep, make dressing and add on when serving. – Make ahead: Make the salad and the dressing ahead of time. You could make the dressing even 5 days before. The salad 1-2 days before.


Can I make this salad with different proteins? Yes! Any grilled protein would work great (grilled chicken, shrimp, salmon, steak).


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