French-style Salad Platter

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 6 Red Petites Potatoes 0
  • 1 cup green beans, trimmed, cut in half 250 mL
  • 2 cups torn Boston lettuce leaves 500 mL
  • 2 plum tomatoes, cut into wedges 0
  • 2 hard-boiled eggs, sliced 0
  • 1/4 small red onion, thinly sliced 0
  • Vinaigrette
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice 30 mL
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard 15 mL
  • 1/2 tsp pepper 2 mL
  • 2 tbsp olive oil 30 mL

Directions

  • Step 1

    Bring potatoes to a boil in a large pot of salted water and cook until tender, about 15 min. Add green beans to pot during last 2 min. of cooking to tenderize beans. Drain vegetables and run under cold water until cold.

  • Step 2

    Cut potatoes into quarters and arrange in a section on a large platter. Fill rest of platter with sections of beans, lettuce, tomatoes, eggs and red onion.

  • Step 3

    To make the vinaigrette, whisk together olives, lemon juice, mustard, pepper and olive oil and then pour over salad.

Tip

Double this vinaigrette recipe and use it as a flavourful marinade for fish or chicken.

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Nutrition Facts

  • Nutrition Description ¼ of the recipe
  • Calories 170
  • Fat 10 g
  • Saturated Fat 2 g
  • Carbs 14 g
  • Protein 6 g
  • Cholesterol 105 mg
  • Fibre 2 g
  • Sodium 160 mg