Using potatoes and green beans gives this gorgeous and healthy salad a salade niçoise feel, but you can use whatever suits your fancy. If you steam any of the vegetables, don't overcook them--if they're mushy they'll fall apart when you toss them with the dressing. Source: EatingWell Magazine, June 2019

Rick Bayless


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Whisk canola and olive oils, lime juice, cilantro, salt and pepper in a medium bowl until thoroughly blended. Add mixed vegetables and toss to coat.

  • Line a large serving platter with lettuce. Scoop the dressed vegetables onto the platter. Surround with watercress and top with egg, onion and cheese, if desired.


See our handy guide on how to steam vegetables.

Nutrition Facts

214 calories; 19.8 g total fat; 2.3 g saturated fat; 31 mg cholesterol; 217 mg sodium. 304 mg potassium; 7.7 g carbohydrates; 1.9 g fiber; 2 g sugar; 2.6 g protein; 4106 IU vitamin a iu; 12 mg vitamin c; 73 mcg folate; 40 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 19 mg magnesium;