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Vegan Niçoise Salad With Avocado

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This hearty salad Nicoise makes up for a delicious and filling dinner packed with fresh ingredients and intense flavors. And it comes WITHOUT the oh-so-typical feeling of food deprivation. The potatoes, green beans, “tuna” and avocado create a balanced combination of healthy fats, protein, and carbohydrates. And when you add the romaine, tomatoes and olives, you will boost the vitamin, mineral and antioxidant content of the salad. This great mix will make your taste buds happy and stomach satisfied.

Vegan Nicoise Salad With Avocado

This Recipe is :

Vegan

Serves

4

Cook Time

20

Ingredients

  • 1 pound potatoes
  • 2 cups green beans
  • 2 romaine hearts
  • ½ pound tomatoes
  • 10 ounces vegan “tuna”
  • 1 avocado (you can sprinkle the avocado with a bit of black salt for a more eggy taste)
  • 3 ounces black olives
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • juice of one lemon
  • salt and pepper to taste (I used ¾ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper)
  • 1 clove garlic, minced

Preparation

  1. Wash the potatoes (you can peel them if you want, but the most nutrients and fiber are in or right below the peel).
  2. Put them in a pot, cover with water and bring to a boil.
  3. Cook over medium heat until almost soft, then add the green beans and continue to cook until both potatoes and beans are tender but not over cooked (about 5 minutes).
  4. Meanwhile, chop the romaine, tomatoes and olives and transfer to a bowl.
  5. Drain the potatoes and beans, cut potatoes into bite-sized pieces and add both to the veggies.
  6. Top with tuna and chopped avocado.
  7. Mix together the remaining ingredients for dressing, pour over salad and gently combine.
  8. Taste, adjust seasonings to your liking and serve.
  9. Enjoy!

Notes

You can purchase vegan tuna alternatives in health food stores or online.

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Healthy food doesn't have to be bland — no way! Lucie Javorska is a healthy food blogger at WIN-WIN FOOD where she shares her passion for food that is both healthy and delicious. She’s on a mission to help people find a WIN-WIN solution for their taste buds as well as their health. See all her recipes and tips at www.win-winfood.com, and don't forget to get Lucie's Free Quick & Easy Vegan Cheeses E-Book!!


 

 

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forallweknow
1 Years Ago

Sounds yummy! How much broth gets added to the veggies, please? Thanks!


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forallweknow
11 Jun 2015

oops ~ you can delete my comments ~ it says "both" not "broth". LOL!

Lucie Javorská
13 Jun 2015

Thank you :) I was just thinking when the heck did I use broth in this :D anyway, I\'m glad you found the answer. Enjoy the salad!



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