Niçoise-style sardine salad

Recette - Niçoise-style sardine salad - La Belle Iloise
An alternative version of a classic!

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Preparation Time

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Cooking Time

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What you need for this recipe


All ingredients
  • 1 tin 1/6 (115 g) la belle-iloise boneless sardines with tomato
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tomatoes or one large beefsteak tomato
  • 150 g green beans
  • A few lettuce leaves
  • 8 black olives
  • A few basil leaves
  • 2 tablespoons wine vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil and
  • 1 small teaspoon mustard
Let's get started


  1. Hard-boil the egg and cook the beans al dente.
  2. Wash the salad leaves and put them in the bottom of a salad bowl.
  3. Place cooled beans on top, the tomatoes cut into slices and the thinly sliced onion.
  4. Drain the sardines, keeping the sauce for the vinaigrette. Mix the vinegar, mustard and oil into the sauce, and then a little chopped basil. Spread over the salad.
  5. Place the sardines on top and the egg cut into quarters, decorate with the olives and basil leaves.
  • You can also add thinly sliced fresh fennel and chopped garlic.

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