Almost a salad nicoise but with a poached egg. Easy low carb brunch or lunch.

This recipe is for one person, scale up for more.


  • 30g mixed leafy lettuce greens
  • 1 can (130g) tuna in water
  • 1 egg
  • 20g pitted black olives
  • 1 slice (10g) red salad onion
  • 20g parmesan cheese, fresh
  • a grind (0.70g) black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon (20ml) olive oil
  • 1/2 tablespoon (10ml) lemon juice, fresh
  • a pinch (0.4g) salt

Slice the onion and shave the parmesan.

Mix the olive oil and lemon juice and set aside.

Plate the salad leaves, scatter with the pitted black olives, the onion and the tuna.

Poach the egg using your favourite method.

Place the egg on the salad, drizzle with the dressing, a grind of black pepper and the parmesan.

prep time 10 mins

total time 15 mins

number of serves 1

serve weight 280g

energy 2190.4kj
energy 523.3cal
protein 46.9g
total fat 36.2g
saturated fat 9.4g
cholesterol 338.5mg
carbohydrate 1.6g
sugars 1.1g
dietary fibre 1.6g
vitamin c 9.2mg
total vitamin a equivalents 205.0µg
sodium 1369.3mg
potassium 515.1mg
calcium 261.2mg
iron 3.6mg

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