Fremantle Octopus Niçoise Salad

Serves 2 people

Preparation Time 15 mins and Cook Time 20 mins


  • 250g Marinated Fremantle Octopus
  • 100g Green Beans
  • ½ Punnet Cherry Tomatoes, cut in half
  • 300g Baby Potatoes
  • 2 Hard Boiled Eggs
  • 1tbsp Dijon Mustard
  • 1-2 tbsp Mayonnaise
  • Red Wine Vinegar, optional
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Salt & Pepper


  1. Drain the Fremantle Octopus jar over a colander in a bowl making sure to keep the marinade.
  2. Blanch the green beans in salted boiling water and shock in icy water to keep their vibrant color.
  3. Cook the baby potatoes in salted boiling water until fork tender. After cooled down, cut into bite size pieces.
  4. Whisk the marinade, mustard, mayonnaise until mixed well. If necessary, adjust seasoning by adding salt and red wine vinegar to achieve desired taste.
  5. In a large bowl toss Fremantle Octopus, green beans, cherry tomatoes, baby potato and prepared dressing. For best taste, leave the salad to marinate for 15-30 minutes before serving.
  6. Plate your salad onto your favourite plate, garnish with quartered hard boiled eggs, drizzle of extra virgin olive oil, and generous amount of freshly cracked black pepper.
  7. Serve and enjoy!

For more great recipes using delicious and versatile Fremantle Octopus see here. Find Fremantle pickled octopus at Coles.