Deconstructed Salade Niçoise

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By David Tanis

Published 2008

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It has been said that the three ingredients required for a true salade Niçoise are potatoes, green beans, and anchovies, but this salad has evolved to include tomatoes, tuna, and peppers and any number of other “creative” touches. Beware of ordering one in a restaurant—all manner of culinary travesties are routinely committed in the name of salade Niçoise, even in France.

Classically, the components are all dressed together. Here I’ve segregated the ingredients and piled them onto c