Salmon Nicoise Salad Lunchbox

Salmon Nicoise Salad

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This protein-packed salmon nicoise salad makes a healthy and impressive meal that packs into an easy, satisfying lunch for kids or adults.



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


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


  • 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.
  • 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. Drizzle with vinaigrette and toss to combine.
  • If packing for lunch, assemble the salad into lunch containers. Divide the dressing between 4 lidded sauce containers and pack with the salads.