Egg & new potato salad

Egg & new potato salad

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Prep: 5 mins - 10 mins


Great for a summer lunch, picnic or barbeque - takes no time at all.

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  • hot boiled new potatoes
    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…

  • 2 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…

  • juice of ½ lemon



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

  • handful chopped parsley



    One of the most ubiquitous herbs in British cookery, parsley is also popular in European and…

  • hard boiled egg



    The ultimate convenience food, eggs are powerhouses of nutrition, packed with protein and a…

  • bag of wild rocket



    Rocket is a very 'English' leaf, and has been used in salads since Elizabethan times. It…

  • cucumber, diced, to serve


  1. Toss some hot boiled new potatoes with the olive oil, lemon juice and parsley. Leave to cool, then toss with quartered hard-boiled eggs. Toss with wild rocket leaves and some diced cucumber to serve.

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7th Nov, 2016
This is a great basis for a new potato and egg salad. I use it all the time, adding avocado / olives / spinach as well. Just to follow the recipe as stated makes a great salad. I served it with a cous cous salad and pine nut dish and some crusty bread during the summer.
5th Aug, 2016
This recipe is missing quantities: number of servings, potatoes, rocket, cucumber...
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16th Aug, 2016
Hi there, thanks for your comment - the quantities vary according to the number of people and to taste. One to experiment with if you like the sound of it!
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