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Nicoise Salad on Pumpernickel Toast

*This post was sponsored by Great Day Farms

Happy Friday, I hope you are having a wonderful week! We had a gigantic snow storm here which meant another snow day for the kids. I am starting to wonder if they will be out of school by the 4th of July with all these missed days. Oh well, that is Maine Life for sure! I have been trying to keep up with all my workouts, which has meant spending a lot of time on the treadmill and bike trainer due to all of the ice and snow. On Tuesday I did a Drills & Hills workout on the ‘mill and I was starving afterward! So, in honor of my self-proclaimed Toast Tuesday, I decided to make something decadent to eat on toast afterward. After rummaging through the fridge, I found all of the ingredients to make this delicious Nicoise Salad on Pumpernickel Toast.

Nicoise Salad on Pumpernickel Toast

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I have been a long time fan of Nicoise Salad, as I love the combination of flavors. I also really enjoy all varieties of olives, so any time I see a recipe calling for them I have to try it! One thing that made this meal so quick and easy to make was already having hard boiled eggs in the refrigerator!  I discovered the Great Day Farms Hard Boiled Eggs in the deli section at Walmart and they are so convenient to use in any recipe, so I always keep some on hand! I also enjoy eating the eggs by themselves, as they are an excellent source of protein.

Nutrition

Calories

380 cal

Fat

19 g

Carbs

15 g

Protein

35 g
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Ingredients

  • 1/2 Cup of Tuna
  • 1 tsp Dijon Mustard
  • 1 tsp Capers
  • 1 tsp White Vinegar
  • 1 tsp Shallots, minced
  • 1 tsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • 1 Great Day Farms Peeled & Ready-to-Eat Hard Boiled Egg, sliced
  • 4 Cherry Tomatoes, sliced
  • 2 Tbsp Nicoise or Kalamata Olives, pitted & sliced
  • 4-5 Green Beans, steamed & trimmed
  • 1/3 Cup of Arugula
  • 1 slice of Pumpernickel Bread, toasted

Instructions

  1. Drain tuna and break into small chunks
  2. Mix in mustard, capers, vinegar, shallots, and olive oil with tuna until well combined
  3. Toast bread
  4. Top with arugula and tuna mixture
  5. Then, layer egg slices, cherry tomatoes, olives, and green beans in rows on top
  6. Enjoy!!!
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Toast Tuesday Fun!

As I mentioned above, the kids had a snow day, so I had a little fun making them breakfast that day. Check out these cute owl toasts I made for them! My daughter loves avocado so I spread some on toast for her then topped it with 2 slices of hard boiled eggs and green peas for the eyes. I used a cherry tomato for the nose and added some beet slices on top for a tuft of hair. For my son’s toast, I used the sliced eggs and some sliced black olives for the eyes. I added a pickle for the nose and some sweet potato noodles for the hair. They definitely got a kick out of these and enjoyed eating them too!

So Tell Me…

Have you ever tried Nicoise Salad? Have you tried the Great Day Farms Hard Boiled Eggs yet? Do you have a convenient food you always keep in your refrigerator? Do you ever celebrate Toast Tuesday?

Thank you so much for stopping by! As always, I would love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below.

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Think Happy Thoughts

Wednesday 20th of February 2019

This looks really tasty and healthy! I must try this!

Farrah

Monday 18th of February 2019

This sounds like such a great snack! I’ve never had pumpernickel toast!

Peachy A.

Saturday 16th of February 2019

I love Nicoise Salad and it looks so cute served like that -- on toast. Great idea!

Tami Qualls

Friday 15th of February 2019

I've never eaten salad on toast. You can be assured I will be giving it a try. I love pumpernickel toast.

Deborah Brooks

Friday 15th of February 2019

Premade hard boiled eggs are a life saver and one of my favorite snacks! I am trying to eat more tuna myself lately so thanks for the ideas