Summer salad with anchovy dressing

Summer salad with anchovy dressing

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 15 mins


Serves 4
A filling main-meal salad bursting with fresh veg - just leave out the anchovies for a veggie version

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal256
  • fat17g
  • saturates3g
  • carbs15g
  • sugars4g
  • fibre3g
  • protein11g
  • salt0.54g
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  • 140g green beans
  • 300g new potatoes, sliced
    New potatoes

    New potatoes

    n-ew po-tate-oes

    New potatoes have thin, wispy skins and a crisp, waxy texture. They are young potatoes and…

  • 4 egg



    The ultimate convenience food, eggs are powerhouses of nutrition, packed with protein and a…

  • handful pitted black olives
    Bowl of olives



    Widely grown all over the Mediterranean, where they've been cultivated since biblical times…

  • 225g cherry tomato, halved
  • 2 Baby Gem lettuce, leaves separated

For the dressing

  • 2 anchovies



    Silver, slender salty little fish found mainly around the Black Sea and the Pacific and Atlantic…

  • 1 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…


  1. Bring a large pan of water to the boil. Cook the beans for 4 mins, so they still have a slight crunch, then scoop out with a slotted spoon into a colander and cool quickly with cold water. Tip the potatoes into the pan, add the eggs and simmer everything for 8 mins. Lift out the eggs, then leave to cool while the potatoes cook for 2 more mins until tender. Drain the potatoes.

  2. For the dressing, mash the anchovies with the side of a knife, then mix with the vinegar and olive oil in a large bowl. Stir in the beans, potatoes, olives and tomatoes. Peel and halve the eggs. Put the leaves into a large serving bowl, add the potato mix and eggs, then serve.

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Comments (2)

bazouteast's picture

Anyone else have troluble navigating this web site? One day I seem to be able to add recepies to my folders, other days - no way. Just about had it with this site.

ijohnson's picture

Made this for one. Very easy to scale down.

Afraid of putting cold eggs into boiling water I started the egg in the pan of cold water and hard boiled it, adding and removing the beans and potatoes

An excellent salad that will definitely feature again

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