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Potato salad without mayo

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untinctured Sun 03-Jul-16 15:02:29

I am interested in doing a healthier version of potato salad. Does anyone have any tried and tested recipes?

gettingtherequickly Sun 03-Jul-16 15:03:29

I use Mary Berry low fat salad dressing and spring onions in mine.

allegretto Sun 03-Jul-16 15:06:26

A little bit of yoghurt or just olive oil and spring onions.

SueTrinder Sun 03-Jul-16 15:07:01

DS can't have eggs so we don't put mayonnaise in potato salad. A mix of potatoes, green beans, tuna and capers with olive oil and your choice of herbs is nice.

Agree about the spring onions, or clives. Bliss.

allegretto Sun 03-Jul-16 15:07:10

Or maybe mayonnaise and yoghurt mixed.

BluePitchFork Sun 03-Jul-16 15:10:28

creme fraiche or sour cream.

aginghippy Sun 03-Jul-16 15:10:48

I use an olive oil and lemon juice dressing on mine.

BluePitchFork Sun 03-Jul-16 15:11:19

or a vegan/veg maionaise

SuperFlyHigh Sun 03-Jul-16 15:11:43

my mum always does this - apparently it's the German way??

Anyway, baby potatoes, french dressing with garlic and then chives if you have them. really yummy.

SanityClause Sun 03-Jul-16 15:12:22

There is a recipe in A Modern Way To Eat, which has boiled new potatoes, caramelised leeks, sliced radish, dill, and chopped celery. The dressing has olive oil, lemon juice, honey, and Dijon and whole grain mustard. It's really yummy.

IHaveBrilloHair Sun 03-Jul-16 16:48:30

Sour cream and cider vinegar makes a lovely dressing

CaitAgusMadra Sun 03-Jul-16 21:19:31

I like it made with steamed baby new potatoes (skin on) and either a mustardy or herby vinegrette stirred in when the potatoes are still warm.

Much prefer this to the more traditional version

DeliveredByKiki Mon 04-Jul-16 07:18:47

I do this without the eggs

twolittleboysonetiredmum Mon 04-Jul-16 07:20:01

Hairy dieters do a yummy one using apples to lower the carbs and yogurt for the dressing

AvengingGerbil Mon 04-Jul-16 07:25:47

Thinly sliced red onion, olive oil, white wine vinegar, lemon juice, salt and pepper - preferably poured over sliced salad potatoes when they are still warm so they absorb the flavours.

runawaysimba Mon 04-Jul-16 07:27:51

SueTrinder clives! grin grin

BluePitchFork Mon 04-Jul-16 08:01:31

what's also nice is making a sauce by boiling a fineky diced onion/shallot in gherkin liquer.

CMOTDibbler Mon 04-Jul-16 08:13:57

I've always made it with olive oil, white wine vinegar, sea salt (pref the flaky sort), black pepper and spring onions. Mum always made a classic french dressing proportion, but I use less oil like the austrian recipes.

untinctured Mon 04-Jul-16 10:08:41

There are some great ideas here, thank you. I think I will make a few different versions and see which ones I like. I love the idea of using different types of mustard.

PinkyPlumet Tue 05-Jul-16 09:33:33

I've made it with garlic and herb Philadelphia before and it was really tasty!

ChickyDuck Tue 05-Jul-16 19:16:07

A herby vinaigrette is delicious on potato salad. A little oil, vinegar/lemon, salt and pepper and massive piles of whatever herbs you like (I like chives, basil, parsley and mint). Dress the potatoes when they are still hot so it kind of soaks in a bit grin

ChickyDuck Tue 05-Jul-16 19:16:50

Oooh, mustard in the vinaigrette too! Dijon or grainy is what I like!

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