Tuna Nicoise Salad with Avocado Green Goddess Dressing

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This protein-packed Tuna Nicoise Salad is drizzled with a rich and creamy avocado green goddess dressing. 

Tuna Nicoise Salad with Avocado Green Goddess Dressing a healthy entree salad recipe

The holidays can be a tricky time of year to keep your healthy eating in check. Between the nonstop holiday get togethers, endless cookies and constant flow of bubbly, it definitely takes a little extra effort to stay healthy this time of year. 

Tuna Nicoise Salad with Avocado Green Goddess a healthy entree salad recipe

One meal I try to always keep on point is lunch. To save time during the busy week, I like to take a few minutes on the weekend to prep ahead. Whether it’s hard boiling some eggs, cooking potatoes or making a quick homemade dressing, I’m always grateful to be ahead of the game come meal time.

Tuna Nicoise Salad with Avocado Dressing a healthy entree salad recipe

The star of this tuna nicoise salad is the rich and creamy avocado green goddess dressing. Made with nothing more than a few simple ingredients including avocado, lemon and garlic, it will last in the refrigerator for up to 7 days in an air-tight container.

Tuna Nicoise Salad a healthy protein packed dinner recipe

The ultimate combination of heart-healthy fats, fiber-rich vegetables and high protein toppings, this Tuna Nicoise Salad is the ideal healthy lunch or light dinner recipe.

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Tuna Nicoise Salad with Avocado Dressing - a healthy entree salad recipe

Tuna Nicoise Salad with Green Goddess Dressing

5 stars average
This protein-packed Tuna Nicoise Salad is drizzled with a rich and creamy avocado green goddess dressing. 
PREP: 15 minutes
COOK: 5 minutes
TOTAL: 20 minutes
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Servings4

Ingredients
 

Instructions
 

  • Prepare potatoes according to package instructions and set aside.
  • Scatter arugula leaves on a large platter and top with prepared potatoes, flaked tuna, eggs, olives and green beans.
  • In a high speed blender or food processor, pulse together the avocado, lemon juice, garlic, salt and cayenne until smooth and creamy. Drizzle over the tuna nicoise salad to serve.

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Notes

Serving Size: 1/4 of the platter

Nutrition

Serving: 1gCalories: 325kcalCarbohydrates: 23.9gProtein: 22.9gFat: 16.4gSaturated Fat: 2.9gPolyunsaturated Fat: 13.5gCholesterol: 236mgSodium: 971mgFiber: 5.4gSugar: 4.5g
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8 responses to “Tuna Nicoise Salad with Avocado Green Goddess Dressing”

  1. Mobasir Hassan Avatar
    Mobasir Hassan

    A salad like this always inspire me and I truly appreciate the way you made this. Everything is so nicely described that really helped me.

  2. Gina @Running to the Kitchen Avatar
    Gina @Running to the Kitchen

    This has my name alllllll over it!

  3. Carolyn Avatar
    Carolyn

    That dressing looks like pure heaven!

    1. Liz DellaCroce Avatar
      Liz DellaCroce

      Thank you so much!!

  4. Asiya Subani Avatar
    Asiya Subani

    Amazing tuna salad…Loved the shots taken, impressed by the photography and perfect avocado dressing done for the salad…

    1. Liz DellaCroce Avatar
      Liz DellaCroce

      Aww thank you so much!!

  5. Nicole Avatar
    Nicole

    Potatoes in a salad!?!?….Genius :)

    1. Liz DellaCroce Avatar
      Liz DellaCroce

      Right?? :)