Hot Nicoise

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Appears in

Good Food For Bad Days

Good Food For Bad Days

By Jack Monroe

Published 2020

  • About

I like the concept of a Nicoise salad, but the reality generally leaves me feeling short-changed and slightly hungry. This is a more substantial and probably entirely blasphemous version, served hot and hefty.


  • 1 x 145 g tin of tuna in oil
  • 1 x 520 g tin of cooked baby potatoes
  • 1


First drain the tuna carefully over a small bowl or mug, reserving the oil. You’ll use this for cooking and for the dressing. If your tuna didn’t come in oil, don’t worry, just use a light cooking oil instead.

Drain and halve your potatoes and pop them in a large nonstick pan with a tablespoon of oil. Add the onion, and cook over medium heat for a few minutes, nudging with a wooden spoo