Niçoise Salad

Salade Niçoise

Preparation info

  • Makes

    1

    salad
    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

My Paris Market Cookbook

My Paris Market Cookbook

By Emily Dilling

Published 2015

  • About

There is much debate about how to make a “vrai,” or true, Salade Niçoise. Natives of Nice maintain that their city’s salad should only be made using raw ingredients, aside from the hard-boiled eggs and grilled tuna. Purists go as far as to argue that the salad should be composed of simply tomatoes, anchovies, and olives. In Paris you will see many variations, with copious amounts of crudités and often the scandalous addition of lettuce—a definite Salade Niçoise no-no. Paris markets a