A fun spin on the classic Niçoise salad, this impressive appetizer board features a smoked salmon spread. Snappy green beans, fresh tomatoes, a medley of olives, and soft-boiled eggs sprinkled with chives and paprika serve as the ode to the classic, while seeded crackers and mixed nuts add a crunchy upgrade.

Source: EatingWell.com, January 2019


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Recipe Summary

15 mins
15 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Place cheese ball in a small serving bowl; arrange in the center of the board.

  • Scatter green beans on two opposite ends of the board, letting them hang slightly over the edge. Arrange crackers on the remaining two ends of the board.

  • Place 2 egg halves on each side of the cheese ball. Sprinkle the exposed yolks with chives and paprika. Place nuts (or trail mix) in a small bowl; set next to the eggs on the board.

  • Place olives in a small bowl or ramekin; place near one corner of the board. Spoon mustard into a small jar; place next to the cheese ball.

  • Scatter tomatoes over the board, filling in any empty spaces.

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Nutrition Facts

about 2 Tbsp. cheese ball, with vegetables, nuts & crackers
126 calories; protein 6.1g; carbohydrates 7.8g; dietary fiber 1.8g; sugars 2.3g; fat 8g; saturated fat 2.4g; cholesterol 35.5mg; vitamin a iu 437.1IU; vitamin c 4.9mg; folate 19.5mcg; calcium 64.3mg; iron 0.7mg; magnesium 23.2mg; potassium 174.4mg; sodium 274.5mg; thiamin 0.1mg.

1 1/2 fat, 1/2 starch, 1/2 vegetable