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Romanian Potato Salad

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Prep: 10 minutes Cook: 7 minutes

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Serves 2

An easy winter salad, it’s a great accompaniment for grilled meats or it can be served on it’s own with fresh bread

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  • 5 medium size potatoes
  • 2 medium size eggs free range or organic
  • 10 small or 5 large pickled gerkins
  • 1 large roasted red pepper ( from a jar)
  • 1/2 medium size white or yellow onion
  • 1/2 tablespoon mayo ( home made is preferable but I just use free range hellmans)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Black olives ( optional)


  1. Peel and cut the potatoes into 3-4 cm cubes ( full thumb size) . Cover with cold water and set to boil for 6 min or until they are cooked but not mushy.

  2. Cover the eggs in cold water and set to boil. Once the water is boiling wait 7 min then place under cold running water for about 3 min.

  3. Cut the gherkins , roasted red pepper and onion into thin slices . Slice the eggs . Drain the boiled potatoes

  4. Add everything togheter and gently stir. You can serve immediately or keep in the fridge for up to 3 days , serve cold on it’s own or with grilled meat . Optionaly you can add black olives for serving.

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