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Dr. Aviv’s Acid Watcher Niçoise Salad

December 9, 2014
Dr. Aviv's Acid Watcher Nicoise Salad

Dr. Aviv’s Acid Watcher Niçoise Salad


Yield: Serves 2

2 4 oz. tuna steaks
1 jumbo romaine heart, chopped

2 hardboiled eggs, peeled and sliced

4 1/2 oz. green beans, trimmed, blanched
 and chopped into 1/2 inch pieces
1/2 cup Kalamata olives, pitted
5 tablespoons of carrots, shredded

1 cup of cucumber, cut into half moons

1/3 cup basil, roughly chopped

1/4 cup of parsley, chopped
2 1/2 teaspoons olive oil (1/2 teaspoon for the fish & 2 teaspoons for the salad)
1/4 teaspoon Celtic salt for the vegetables & a couple of dashes for the fish

Tuna prep:
Rub medium sauté pan with a cloth containing some olive oil and heat over a medium flame. Sprinkle both sides of each tuna steak with Celtic salt and place in the hot pan. Sear for about 1 minute on each side, keeping the center rare. Remove from the heat and slice.

Salad/meal prep:
Toss together the romaine, eggs, green beans, olives, carrots, cucumber, basil, parsley, teaspoon olive oil, and 1/4 teaspoon of salt. Top with the seared tuna and serve.

For a vegetarian option, don’t add tuna.


Credit: Recipe is from the Acid Watcher Diet as found in Dr. Jonathan E. Aviv’s health and wellness book, Killing Me Softly From Inside, which is available for purchase on now.

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