Definition of salade niçoise in English:

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salade niçoise

Pronunciation: /ˌsalɑːd niːˈswɑːz/

noun (plural salades niçoises pronounced same)

[mass noun]
A salad typically including tuna, black olives, hard-boiled eggs, and tomatoes.
Example sentences
  • Chef Rod Butters is a genius, and his takes on French classics, like duck with olives, salade niçoise and steak frites are wonderful.
  • Lunch might be salade niçoise or chicken Riesling; dinner sautéed skate beurre noir, duck confit or steak au poivre. ‘The thing we could never afford to get wrong,’ Riad Nasr says, ‘was the French fries.'
  • It was followed by a kind of salade niçoise, containing slices of raw tuna sitting on the lettuce and braised tuna mashed in the American style (in a tasty olive-and-citrus dressing) layered, like sediment, on the bottom of the dish.


French, 'salad from Nice'.

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