Northwest Nicoise Salad – Satsuma Designs

Northwest Nicoise Salad

This is a sponsored post for Pacific Coast Harvest. All ideas and opinions are mine alone.

As warm weather slowly and gently blankets the Pacific Northwest, menus get lighter and oven use declines. I'm sharing my Northwest Nicoise salad recipe that calls for the best locally grown, organic produce in our region.

Northwest Nicoise Salad with salmon and fresh veggies from Pacific Coast Harvest CSA box | Click through for some great recipes using a CSA box filled with organic fruits and vegetables | SatsumaDesigns.com #CSA #organic

Local Fare

I was delighted to pull ingredients from Pacific Coast Harvest's Washington Box of produce that was overflowing with the perfect ingredients for my spin on the classic French salad recipe.

Pacific Coast Harvest draws on a number of Northwest and west coast farms and growers to create their 100% organic produce boxes. Their community support agriculture (CSA) model demands the best seasonal produce available.

Northwest Nicoise Salad with salmon and fresh veggies from Pacific Coast Harvest CSA box | Click through for some great recipes using a CSA box filled with organic fruits and vegetables | SatsumaDesigns.com #CSA #organic

Make It Work

If you're new to the CSA model, Pacific Coast Harvest makes it easy to find out what works best for you. Consider starting with a pre-packed box and move into a custom order. Specify exactly what produce you'd like and add on pantry items too. Find out how in their easy to follow primer here. 

My Washington Box showed up with a dozen perfectly picked and fully ripe fruits and vegetables. I was delighted by the quality of the fruit that we quickly cut and ate. The greens were bright and hydrated and the radishes the most beautiful pink!

If you're in the market for gorgeous, affordable, organic produce click to confirm that you're in Pacific Coast Harvest's delivery area, click here.

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Northwest Nicoise Salad Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 head butter leaf lettuce
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes
  • 1 bunch radishes
  • 1 red d'Anjou pear
  • 1 avocado
  • 1/2 c nicoise olives
  • 3 hard boiled eggs
  • 2 small grilled, baked or poached salmon filets

Dijon Vinagrette Dressing

Combine 1 TBS Dijon mustard with 2 TBS minced shallots, 2 TBS white wine vinegar, salt and pepper. Slowly add 1/2 cup olive oil. Dress salad before serving and toss.

Instructions

To make your fresh from the field Northwest Nicoise Salad, clean and prep all ingredients in the list above.

Layer butter leaf lettuce in a bowl and top with fresh ingredients.

Slice hard boiled eggs and give the salad a few turns of your pepper mill.

Dress and toss salad and plate, then top with grilled, baked or poached salmon filets.

* If you'd like to print this recipe, simply copy the Ingredients and Instructions and paste into a word processing document and save or print.

Northwest Nicoise Salad with salmon and fresh veggies from Pacific Coast Harvest CSA box | Click through for some great recipes using a CSA box filled with organic fruits and vegetables | SatsumaDesigns.com #CSA #organic

Cauliflower Fried Rice Recipe

With all the abundant veggies in the Standard Washington Box including a head of beautiful cauliflower, I got to try a few new recipes. My husband's colleague has been raving about cauliflower rice for weeks now and I tried this recipe for Cauliflower Fried Rice from Skinny Taste for our meatless Monday. Yum from around the table!

 

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Northwest Nicoise Salad with salmon and fresh veggies from Pacific Coast Harvest CSA box | Click through for some great recipes using a CSA box filled with organic fruits and vegetables | SatsumaDesigns.com #CSA #organic

Thanks to Pacific Coast Harvest for sponsoring this post with in-kind produce. As always, all opinions are mine.

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