Salmon Nicoise Salad Recipe & Dijon Vinagrette Dressing

The classic nicoise salad gets dialed up with baked salmon, roasted potatoes, and Dijon vinaigrette for a healthy and satisfying meal.


Vinaigrette Dressing:
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
2 garlic cloves, minced
Juice from 1/2 lemon
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/3 cup olive oil

Nicoise Salad:
1 head Romaine lettuce, chopped
1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
1 cup steamed green beans
1/4 lb red potatoes, roasted and diced
2 4-ounce packs salmon
2 hard-boiled eggs, sliced
1/2 cup pitted Kalamata olives
1/2 cup Balsamic vinaigrette


  1. In a medium jar, combine the Dijon mustard, Italian seasoning, red wine vinegar, garlic, lemon juice, salt, black pepper, and olive oil. Top with lid and toss to combine.
  2. Place the chopped lettuce into a large bowl. Top with cherry tomatoes, steamed green beans, potatoes, salmon, eggs, and olives, making rows of each ingredient.
  3. Drizzle with vinaigrette and toss to combine.