French Chopped Salad


Side salad recipes need not be leafy greens alone. This French Chopped Salad recipe--loaded with eggs, potatoes, green beans, olives, and more--is a satisfying way to kick off your meal.

French Chopped Salad
Photo: Karla Conrad
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
25 mins


  • 5 yellow-flesh tiny new potatoes or fingerling potatoes (6 ounces), sliced 1/4 inch thick

  • 1 cup green beans, cut into 1-inch pieces

  • 2 tablespoon Champagne vinegar or white wine vinegar

  • 2 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 tablespoon snipped fresh tarragon

  • 1 teaspoon honey

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon cracked black pepper

  • 4 cup chopped romaine lettuce

  • 3 hard-cooked eggs, cut into wedges

  • ½ cup chopped English cucumber

  • ¼ cup pitted niçoise or kalamata olives

  • 3 radishes, thinly sliced

  • 2 tablespoon thinly sliced shallot (1 medium)


  1. In a covered medium saucepan cook potatoes and green beans in enough boiling water to cover for 5 to 8 minutes or until tender; drain. Immediately transfer to a bowl of ice water to stop cooking; drain again.

  2. For vinaigrette, in a screw-top jar combine vinegar, oil, tarragon, honey, salt, and pepper. Cover and shake well.

  3. In a large bowl combine potatoes, green beans, lettuce, eggs, cucumber, olives, radishes, and shallot. Add vinaigrette; toss gently to coat.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

148 Calories
10g Fat
11g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 148
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 93mg 31%
Sodium 221mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 10.6mg 53%
Calcium 50.5mg 4%
Iron 1.3mg 7%
Potassium 297mg 6%
Folate, total 68.5mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.3mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.2mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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