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Nicoise Salad Lettuce Wraps

These Nicoise Salad Lettuce Wraps are a unique twist on a delicious classic French inspired salad. Full of heart-healthy tuna, eggs, veggies and potatoes with a tangy red wine vinaigrette they are perfect for summer dinners on the back porch! 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time22 mins
Servings: 6 Lettuce Wraps
Author: Kristin Maxwell

Ingredients

Lettuce Wraps:

  • 1 head Butter lettuce or iceberg, Romaine
  • Grape tomatoes sliced in half lengthwise
  • fresh green beans trimmed
  • Baby potatoes
  • sliced black olives
  • Hard boiled eggs
  • 14- ounce can tuna drained well

Dressing:

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons capers
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • Salt & pepper

Instructions

  • In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, red wine vinegar, capers and a pinch of salt and pepper. (Or shake in a tightly sealed container, like a mason jar, until emulsified).
  • Add tuna to a medium size bowl. Pour half of the dressing over the tuna and mix together with a fork, breaking up the tuna. Set aside.
  • Bring a medium sized pot of water to boil (about halfway full). Scrub the potatoes clean, then add the whole potatoes to the boiling water. Boil for 8 minutes, then add the trimmed green beans to the pot. Continue to boil for an additional 4 minutes. Transfer to an ice bath for 5-10 minutes to cool.
  • Tear lettuce leaves, keeping the leaves whole. Rinse and dry completely. Set aside.
  • To assemble, layer the ingredients on the lettuce leaves (use a slotted spoon for the tuna). Drizzle on additional dressing and sprinkle with salt and pepper. 
  • Serve immediately.

Notes

You will notice that the amounts for the lettuce wrap ingredients are missing...this is so you can use the desired amount to create your ultimate Nicoise Salad Lettuce Wrap! You do not need a lot of each ingredient.