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.

Rick Bayless
Source: EatingWell Magazine, June 2019
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

Tips

See our handy guide on how to steam vegetables.

Nutrition Facts

214 calories; protein 2.6g 5% DV; carbohydrates 7.7g 3% DV; exchange other carbs 0.5; dietary fiber 1.9g 8% DV; sugars 1.8g; fat 19.8g 30% DV; saturated fat 2.3g 12% DV; cholesterol 31.1mg 10% DV; vitamin a iu 4105.9IU 82% DV; vitamin c 12mg 20% DV; folate 73.1mcg 18% DV; calcium 39.8mg 4% DV; iron 0.9mg 5% DV; magnesium 19.3mg 7% DV; potassium 304.1mg 9% DV; sodium 216.6mg 9% DV.