Potato Salad with Fresh Herbs

Potato Salad with Fresh Herbs
  • 6 portions
  • 0:25 Preparation
  • 0:00 Cooking
  • 0:25 Total Time


Add all
  • 2 lb
    (1 kg)

    various small potatoes (red, yellow, white), unpeeled

  • 2

    green onions, sliced very thin

  • 2

    stalks celery, sliced very thin

  • 1/4 cup
    (60 mL)

    shaved aged cheddar

  • 1 Tbsp.
    (15 mL)

    Irresistibles balsamic vinegar

  • 3 Tbsp.
    (45 mL)

    Irresistibles extra virgin olive oil

  • 1 tsp.
    (5 mL)

    Irresistibles Dijon mustard

  • 1 Tbsp.
    (15 mL)

    mixed minced herbs (basil, parsley and chives)

  • salt and fresh ground pepper to taste


Put whole potatoes in a pot of salted water, bring to a boil, cover and cook over medium heat for 20 minutes or until tender.

Drain and transfer to a wire rack or plate.

Prick potatoes to let steam escape, and cool.

Cut potatoes in four and put in a large salad bowl with sliced green onions and celery and shaved cheese.

Combine dressing ingredients in a watertight container and shake to emulsify.

Season and pour over potato salad.

Mix gently and serve.

To keep the pot of potatoes from boiling over, add oil to cooking water.

Source: Chef Caroline McCann

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