Watercress, new potato & salmon salad

Watercress, new potato & salmon salad

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
(4 ratings)

By

Magazine subscription – 3 issues for £3

Cooking time

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 20 mins

Skill level

Easy

Servings

Serves 4

Keep cans of fish in your storecupboard and you’ll never be short of a healthy meal or snack

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition info

Nutrition

kcalories
-
protein
-
carbs
-
fat
-
saturates
-
fibre
-
sugar
-
salt
-
Save to My Good Food

Ingredients

  • 600g baby new potatoes
  • 6 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 1 small finely diced red onion
  • 1 crushed garlic clove
  • 2 tbsp capers
  • 1 pack chives, snipped
  • 2 x 213g cans salmon, flaked into bite-size pieces
  • handful watercress

Compare prices

Want to see what this recipe costs at different supermarkets? Compare in one place here:

Method

  1. Boil 600g baby new potatoes for 15-20 mins. Cool, then halve. Mix together 6 tbsp olive oil, 1 tbsp Dijon mustard, 2 tbsp white wine vinegar, 1 small finely diced red onion, 1 crushed garlic clove, 2 tbsp capers and 1 pack chives, snipped.
  2. Mix potatoes and 2 x 213g cans salmon, flaked into bite-size pieces, with handful watercress. Drizzle over dressing.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, July 2009

Ads by Google

Comments, questions and tips

Sign in or create your My Good Food account to join the discussion.

Comments

Show comments
jbartnz's picture

replace w/cress with baby spinach leaves and use fresh poached flaked salmon and the meal steps up a notch or 3. Will be on the christmas day picnic menu this year! (I live in NZ BTW- hence the summer Xmas picnic :) )

eleanormayo's picture
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

A great midweek summer supper, I also used fresh salmon.

bonacc's picture

Really good recipe, used lots of times with both tuna and salmon and a variety of salads, yummy!

sascha's picture
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

I followed the advice of Lynsey and put cubes of fresh salmon in the oven for 10 mins before mixing it in with the rest of the ingredients.
What I like about this recipe, and so many of the other salad suggestions on this site, is that it is so multifunctional! You can pack for a picnic, serve at a buffet, and take the leftovers to work in a tuppeware box.
I think I might try a variation with fresh tuna next time.

lizzafezza's picture
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

Very quick for mid week. I used fresh salmon (cooked in the oven) and mixed lettuce from the garden. The dressing was really tasty.

Questions

Tips