Origin of salade niçoiseFrench from salade, salad + niçoise, feminine of niçois, of or from Nice
A delicious plate of salade nicoise.
Also known as a nicoise salad, this is a classic French salad, usually containing green beans, olives, tomatoes and tuna with an herb vinaigrette.
Their favorite restaurant made an authenticsalade niçoise with a barely seared ahi tuna.
[occas.s- N-orS- N-] a salad typically containing tuna, tomatoes, cooked green beans and potatoes, anchovies, hard-boiled eggs, and black olives, with or without greens, dressed with a garlic vinaigrette