Vegan Nicoise Salad

Vegan Nicoise Salad

1 cup green beans, blanched, steamed or pan cooked until tender
2 cups potatoes, pre-cut, cooked and cooled
1 ripe tomato or handful cherry/grape tomatoes
1 cup olives, any variety of choice
2-4 cups lettuce of choice (romaine, bibb, red, etc) torn to pieces
Additional items: artichoke hearts, hearts of palm, beets, cucumbers, fennel,
   celery, peppers, sun-dried tomatoes, roasted red peppers, onions, etc. etc.

2 tsp dijon mustard
3 Tbsp red wine vinegar
4 Tbsp aquafaba (bean cooking liquid)
1 small shallot, minced
2 Tbsp capers
3 tsp sweetener of choice: sugar, maple syrup, agave, honey, etc.

In a small container with a tight-fitting lid, shake/whisk dressing ingredients. Toss with Greens and place on dinner plate or platter. Assemble remaining ingredients as desired and drizzle with more dressing. Add fresh black pepper and serve.


Healthy Facts October 2018: Vegan Nicoise Salad

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