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, questions and tips

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ChileGuajillo
20th Jul, 2014
5.05
Quick, Easy, Brilliant! Added coriander and was lovely.
lizleicester
13th Aug, 2013
5.05
Easy and delicious.
CailinLondon
10th Aug, 2013
5.05
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
11th Jul, 2013
Very good. Will keep as a favourite, lovely and tasty
pipnjambo
6th Jul, 2013
Added grilled crumbled parma ham and it was fantastic, will be making again.
martianpoolwoman
30th May, 2013
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
21st Aug, 2012
4.05
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
26th Jul, 2012
5.05
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
2nd Jan, 2012
4.05
Really liked this. As others I omitted the spring onions and added bacon and garlic. Will be making this again.
chamberlain-clark
25th May, 2011
5.05
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!

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