Mustard potato salad

Mustard potato salad

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(20 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 15 mins

Easy

Serves 8
This superhealthy salad is the perfect summer side dish

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition:

  • kcal172
  • fat5g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs30g
  • sugars3g
  • fibre2g
  • protein3g
  • salt0.13g
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Ingredients

  • 1½ kg new potatoes, halved if large
    New potatoes

    New potatoes

    n-ew po-tate-oes

    New potatoes have thin, wispy skins and a crisp, waxy texture. They are young potatoes and…

  • 3 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 1 tbsp wholegrain mustard
  • juice of 1 lemon
    Lemon

    Lemon

    le-mon

    Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…

  • 3 spring onions, chopped
    Spring onions

    Spring onion

    sp-ring un-yun

    Also known as scallions or green onions, spring onions are in fact very young onions, harvested…

Method

  1. Cook the potatoes in a large pan of salted water until just tender, about 10-15 mins. Meanwhile, whisk together the olive oil, mustard and lemon juice in a large bowl. Drain the potatoes and leave to cool for 5 mins, then tip into the bowl along with the spring onions. Toss everything until the potatoes are well coated. Leave to cool. The dish will keep in a covered container in the fridge for up to 2 days.

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Comments (21)

ChileGuajillo's picture
5

Quick, Easy, Brilliant! Added coriander and was lovely.

lizleicester's picture
5

Easy and delicious.

CailinLondon's picture
5

Really simple, but really tasty. This will be a staple salad dish in future. As others suggested, I used less lemon than the recipe stated.

nikkinoodle40's picture

Very good. Will keep as a favourite, lovely and tasty

pipnjambo's picture

Added grilled crumbled parma ham and it was fantastic, will be making again.

martianpoolwoman's picture

This is a lovely recipe and very impressive for a buffet occasion. It is not as heavy as having a thick mayo dressing.

We add some cooked bacon pieces.

squirrelnutkin10's picture
4

Simple and delicious, although I agree with the comment earlier that a tablespoon of mustard and the juice of a whole lemon was a bit too much; I will use half a lemon next time. Everyone enjoyed it though and I shall certainly make it again.

whizzkid21150's picture
5

It doesn't get any simpler than this and it is really delicious. I like the idea of someone's suggestion of including bacon - must give that a try.

sylvia's picture
4

Really liked this. As others I omitted the spring onions and added bacon and garlic. Will be making this again.

chamberlain-clark's picture
5

I now use this basic dressing for cous cous salads as well as potato salad. I used 1 crushed garlic clove in the absence of spring onion and think it was even better! Simple, but Very tasty!

violenceinbustop's picture

V. nice to have a potato salad without mayonnaise. Made when I was skint and went down really well.

lydiasimmons's picture
4

A really simple way to make potatoes a bit special. Made a nice change to mayo and healthier too. Tasty hot or cold, perfect leftovers for the next day.

ahaldane's picture
4

A very tasty potato salad! I will definitely be making this again.

zetallgerman's picture
4

This salad has become a regular feature at BBQs now; what a fresh flavour! However, I tend to use juice from only half a lemon as the mustard is already pretty tangy and strong by itself.

laureana's picture
5

simple, but really tasty, transforms the usual boring new potatoes! i served with chicken skewers, and other salads-went down brilliantly!

hollywoozle's picture
5

I LOVE this recipe and it always goes down a treat at BBQs and parties. Add some bacon lardons to make it even tastier.

bethancampbell's picture
3

Easy to make, but nothing special.

khush1's picture
5

Easy to make and really summery.

tutty1's picture
5

Very easy to make and very delicious. Had these with bbq chicken and a green salad. Lovely.

coolruth's picture

also good as a main course with bacon

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