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Potato Salad recipe for buffet

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MileyWiley Sat 20-Jan-18 18:37:15

Hi all.

DP has organised an impromptu family get together for a large amount of people together. Plan is a cold buffet - does anybody have a tried and tested potato salad they could share please? Losing my mind with the amount of suggestions on Google.

Thank you smile

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TittyGolightly Sat 20-Jan-18 18:41:18

Steam/boil new potatoes. Cool.

Halve/quarter and put in bowl.

Add enough mayo to coat.

Snip in a few spring onions and stir through.

Ponyboycurtis Sat 20-Jan-18 18:43:04

I always do mayo, salad cream and English mustard, if I can be bothered and it's for meat eaters I'll try off some smoked streaky bacon to sprinkle over the top.

Ponyboycurtis Sat 20-Jan-18 18:43:56

*fry & always add some spring onion

AtleastitsnotMonday Sat 20-Jan-18 18:52:58

Finely chopped pickled gherkins make every potato salad better!

LadyDeadpool Sat 20-Jan-18 18:54:37

Mine is identical to Tittys but I add crispy bacon. It's addictive and what my 14 year old wants for her birthday dinner.

TwigTheWonderKid Sat 20-Jan-18 18:59:00

Mix mayonnaise with some white wine vinegar, wholegrain mustard and black pepper to taste and mix in the cut up cooked potatoes. Snip a whole load of chives over the top.

Gasp0deTheW0nderD0g Sat 20-Jan-18 19:02:36

Titty's sounds like what I make. I sometimes buy the tiny little potatoes to minimise the amount of chopping. I certainly don't bother to peel or scrape them. The skins are very thin and I like the way unpeeled new potatoes look. I season it generously with salt and black pepper. It's best at room temperature, best of all served while the potatoes are still warm from cooking, but that's tricky when getting a big buffet together. I find fridge cold potato salad disappointing.

Good luck!

tac10 Sat 20-Jan-18 19:04:01

Mine is similar to Tittys but I add chopped boiled egg and sliced celery for that added crunch and finish with fresh parsley

Crumbs1 Sat 20-Jan-18 19:17:48

I use a herb vinaigrette made using lots of fresh herbs chopped finely (or whizzed in blender) with a simple French dressing and touch of lemon. I add finely sliced radish and scallions to slightly warm potatoes and stir through.

Eminybob Sat 20-Jan-18 19:18:37

If you’re not a fan of mayo you can make a potato salad using a vinaigrette instead.
I use red wine vinegar mixed with olive oil and a bit of Dijon mustard. Whisk up and pour over boiled potatoes, add some chopped spring onions or chives

Polkadot1974 Sat 20-Jan-18 19:21:22

I add chopped hard boiled egg and spring onions too. Best at room temperature
Quite peckish now despite being full of cold

AndNoneForGretchenWieners Sat 20-Jan-18 19:23:33

I use creme fraiche or sour cream with chives for potato salad. It's also nice with garlic dip.

PootlesLovelyHat Sat 20-Jan-18 19:24:08

Yep very much like Titty's however I mix my mayo with Greek yoghurt and snip in a handful of chives.

IHaveBrilloHair Sat 20-Jan-18 19:29:14

Cook potatoes, mix mayo wth a spoonful or two of vinigrette and one of water, stir through, add chives to the top.
Plain mayo can get very claggy when it's left to sit, the rest just makes it more spoonable.

WinnerWinnerChickenDinner0 Sat 20-Jan-18 19:36:43

As others have said

Boiled cooled new potatoes
Hard boiled egg
Mayo
Spring onion
Whole grain mustard
Finely chopped celery for a little crunch

Yum grin

RoryAndLogan Sat 20-Jan-18 19:40:37

New potatoes, mayonnaise, chives, finely diced raw red onion and some mustard seeds. Delicious!

beela Sat 20-Jan-18 19:44:57

I use the Deliah one from her summer book. It has lots of lemon and garlic in it. I always get asked for the recipe.

OVienna Sat 20-Jan-18 19:46:54

crumbs what herbs do you use?

I do salad potatoes, green onions, an egg if I fancy it on the day. Dressing: mayo, white wine vinegar, yoghurt with more yoghurt than mayo. Salt and pepper.

Mustard would be good in it too.

Very hard to go far wrong.

OVienna Sat 20-Jan-18 19:48:00

I like the sound of red onion and Mysti Ardu seeds too.

OVienna Sat 20-Jan-18 19:48:33

Mustard seeds that is confused

AnthonyJoshuasMrs Sat 20-Jan-18 19:50:33

Mine is like Titty’s but gherkins instead of spring onion.

All you adding mustard - heathens!

kateandme Sat 20-Jan-18 19:52:33

a little mustard.cooked potatos until al dente.chop in some apples.mayo to coat,squueze of lemon juice or dash of vinegar.chop in some chives.will sometimes if time dice some red onion or spring onion in too.depending on taste and whos coming.

molemonkey Sat 20-Jan-18 19:58:11

Mix cold quartered new potatoes with black pepper, chopped spring onions and red onion with mayo

Sevendown Sat 20-Jan-18 20:29:00

Potato
Mayo
Spring onion
Shredded red cabbage
Grated carrot

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