Salade-nicoise meaning

sä-läd' nē-swäz'
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 authentic salade niçoise with a barely seared ahi tuna.

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A salad of tomatoes, anchovies, black olives, green beans, tuna, and hard-boiled eggs.
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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.
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Origin of salade-nicoise

  • French salade salad niçoise fem. of niçois of Nice
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition