Kate Heyhoe

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Salad Niçoise

(Served by ARAMARK at the 1994 Lillehammer
and 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games)
Serves 8


Salad Mixture:
1 pound small red potatoes,
   cooked, chilled, sliced 1/4" thick
1 pound fresh green beans, steamed, chilled
1 medium yellow pepper, seeded, cut in
   julienne strips, 2" long at 1/4" wide (about 1 cup)
3 medium tomatoes, coarsely chopped (about 2 cups)
1 can (6-ounce) large pitted black olives, drained
1/2 cup herbed vinaigrette dressing

Sautéed Tuna:
1 pound fresh tuna, cut in 1" cubes
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley


Combine all salad ingredients. Pour dressing over salad mixture; stir gently to coat salad. Cover. Chill. Season tuna with salt and pepper. sauté tuna in olive oil until lightly browned on all sides and rare on the inside, about 5 minutes. Combine tuna with salad mixture. Toss to distribute evenly. Sprinkle chopped fresh parsley.

Nutrition Information Per Plate:
Calories: 477
Total Fat:32 g
Saturated Fat: 6 g
Cholesterol: 144 mg
Sodium: 859 mg


Kate's Global Kitchen

Feeding the Olympics, Down Under


Olympic Recipes, Down Under:

These recipes are meant to serve a large, hungry crowd... Of 500. You probably won't be feeding that many athletes or even non-athletes, but you may want to see just what it takes to cook dinner in the Sydney Olympic Village...

Curried Red-Snapper, for 500
Braised Chicken Michigan, for 500


Olympic Recipes, in family-size portions:

The following recipes are examples of international menu items served to the athletes at various Olympic Games. Each recipe has been revised to accommodate family-sized portions...

Belgian White Veal Stew
     (Blanquette de Veau à l'ancienne)
     (2000 Sydney Olympic Games)
African Peanut Chicken Soup
     (1988 Calgary Olympic Games)
Salad Nicoise
      (1994 Lillehammer and the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games)
Spanish Paella Valenciana
     (1992 Barcelona Olympic Games)
Chicken Satay with Spicy Peanut Sauce
     (1996 Atlanta Olympic Games)
Heavenly Potatoes
     (1996 Atlanta Olympic Games)
Chick Pea and Feta Salad
     (1996 Atlanta Olympic Games)
Almond Custard
     (1996 Atlanta Olympic Games)
Georgia Peach Cobbler
     (1996 Atlanta Olympic Games)


Kate's Global Kitchen for September, 2000:

9/02/00 Pistou and Pesto: Basil's Last Stand
9/09/00 Cook Your Wurst! It's Oktoberfest
9/16/00 Feeding the Olympics, Down Under
9/23/00 Eating Australian
9/30/00 Italian Meatballs, My Way

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