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Healthy potato salad

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
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  • Easy
  • Serves 8 - 10

Try this healthy potato salad at a barbecue for a different take on a classic summer salad. This delicious recipe instead features basil, parsley and garlic

  • Gluten-free
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: Per serving (10)
NutrientUnit
kcal168
fat10g
saturates2g
carbs15g
sugars1g
fibre3g
protein3g
salt0.2g
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Ingredients

  • 1large bunch basil
  • 1large bunch parsley
  • 1kg new potatoes , larger potatoes halved
  • 100ml extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 1 small garlic clove

Method

  • STEP 1

    Bring a large pan of salted water to the boil, drop in the basil for 30 secs or until wilted, then fish out with a slotted spoon and set aside to cool slightly. Add the potatoes and cook until tender.

  • STEP 2

    Meanwhile, squeeze out the basil over the sink, then put in a blender along with the oil, vinegar, garlic and a good pinch of seasoning. Blitz until you have a vibrant green oil.

  • STEP 3

    Drain and steam-dry the potatoes. Chop the parsley, then tip it and the potatoes into a serving bowl. Season and toss in the basil oil. Will keep for two days.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, May 2017

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