A QUICK-FIX RECIPE
Summer Nicoise Salad
Ingredients: 2 eggs (hardboiled); 180 gm tinned tuna (one tin); 5 tbsp mayonnaise; 2 green chillies (chopped); 1 onion (thinly sliced); 1 large tomato or 10 cherry tomatoes (sliced or chopped); 1 cucumber (sliced); 4-5 large lettuce leaves (roughly shredded); handful of olives (optional); paprika, pepper and salt to taste
Method: Drain the tin of tuna, saving the for later. In a bowl, brine mix tuna, mayo, refrigerate for chillies; 30 mins. In a flat tray, assemble bowl or salad salad from bottom salt, pepper up, dusting and paprika lightly Spread over each layer. lettuce leaves at base, top with onions, then layer of chilled tuna-mayo cucumber. mix, then At this point, if your salad looks drizzle with tuna dry, brine. Top with olives and sliced tomatoes, or quartered eggs. last of the Drizzle the brine and chill before serving.