Winter tuna Niçoise
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  • 450 g waxy potatoes, unpeeled and thickly sliced Potato po-tate-oh The world's favourite root vegetable, the potato comes in innumerable varieties. A member of…
  • 12 tbsp plus 2 tsp olive oil Olive oil ol-iv oyl Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…
  • 14 eggs Egg egg The ultimate convenience food, eggs are powerhouses of nutrition packed with protein and a…
  • 11 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 12 tbsp caper, rinsed Capers kay-per Capers are the small flower buds of the Capparis shrub that grows in the Mediterranean. As they…
  • 150 g SunBlush or sundried tomato in oil, finely chopped
  • 1½ red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1100 g baby spinach
  • 12 x 160g or 200g cans yellowfin tuna steak in springwater, drainedHeat oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. Toss the potatoes with 2 tsp oil and some seasoning. Tip onto a large baking tray, then roast for 20 mins, stirring halfway, until crisp, golden and cooked through.
  • 1 Meanwhile, put eggs in a small pan of water, bring to the boil, then simmer for 8-10 mins, depending on how you like them cooked. Plunge into a bowl of cold water to cool for a few mins. Peel away the shells, then cut into halves.
  • 1 In a large salad bowl, whisk together the remaining oil, red wine vinegar, capers and chopped tomatoes. Season, tip in the onion, spinach, tuna and potatoes, then gently toss together. Top with the eggs, then serve straight away.



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