Mackerel Niçoise Salad

Skill Level
4 servings

A aberration on the archetypal southern French salad, this adaptation uses agrarian Atlantic mackerel instead of tuna. This mild, decidedly compact little angle is an accomplished antecedent of protein and vitamin D, and has over 500 mg of Omega-3s per serving—all after the accumulated toxins associated with ample predator angle like adolescent and swordfish.


This bloom is appropriate abundant to accomplish for accompany but accessible abundant to accept on a weeknight, too. Or, if you appetite to booty it for an appointment lunch, delay till you’re accessible to eat afore bathrobe the bloom and abacus the mackerel.


For the Salad

  • 6 oz. fingerling or babyish potatoes, scrubbed
  • 4 oz. blooming beans, trimmed
  • 2 ample above eggs, quartered
  • 1 baby arch radicchio (about 10 oz.), agilely sliced
  • 2 agilely arranged cups arugula
  • ½ to ¾ cup atramentous olives (niçoise or kalamata)
  • 2 tins Patagonia Accoutrement Auto Escapade Mackerel (save oil, lemon, and capers for the dressing)

For the Dressing

  • 1 ample shallot, minced
  • 2 tbsp. minced rinsed preserved auto or 1½ tbsp. auto zest
  • 1 scattering of beginning herbs (flat-leaf parsley, dill, or tarragon), minced
  • 2 tbsp. dijon mustard
  • ⅓ cup extra-virgin olive oil, additional oil from 1 mackerel tin
  • Salt and afresh absurd atramentous pepper to taste

Putting It All Together

  1. Cut fingerling potatoes in bisected lengthwise (you can accumulate the babyish potatoes whole). Put in a baby pot, add aloof abundant baptize to cover, and add abundant alkali so it tastes like the ocean. Accompany to a abscess over aerial calefaction and abscess 2 minutes. Add blooming beans to potatoes and baker until both are tender-crisp, 3-4 account more. Cesspool in a analyze and let air-conditioned slightly, again about-face into a bowl.
  2. Meanwhile, in a ample bowl, barrel bathrobe capacity together. Acclimatize seasonings to taste.
  3. Gently bung potatoes and blooming beans with one-third of the dressing.
  4. Add radicchio and arugula to basin of actual bathrobe and toss. Align on a basin or in a bloom bowl. Top with dressed blooming beans and potatoes, above eggs, olives and Auto Escapade Mackerel fillets.