French Potato Salad Recipe

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French Potato Salad

Kathy W


This is a nice change from the traditional style potato salad.

It is best served warm or at room temp. Since it has no mayonnaise or eggs, it is great for picnics.
It also is an easy recipe to double or triple for a larger crowd.

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Stove Top


2 lb
potatoes, large dice ( about 1" cube)
1 Tbsp
white vinegar
1 Tbsp
white wine (optional - just increase the white wine vinegar to 2 tbsp if you choose to omit)
salt and pepper


2 Tbsp
white wine vinegar
2 Tbsp
dijon mustard
1/2 c
olive oil
1 tsp
tarragon, chopped (or 1/2 t dried)
2 Tbsp
dill, chopped (or 1 t dried)
green onions, sliced thin
1/4 c
fresh parsley, chopped (or 2 t dried)

Directions Step-By-Step

Cook potatoes in boiling water about 5 minutes or until just fork tender. Don't overcook.
Drain and place in a bowl. Sprinkle warm potatoes with the 1 T wine and 1 T white wine vinegar. Add salt and pepper and gently mix. Set aside.
Whisk together vinegar, mustard and oil. Add green onions and herbs. (If using dried herbs, let the dressing stand for a couple of minutes)
Drizzle over the warm potatoes; mix gently. Adjust salt and pepper. Serve immediately.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Potatoes, Potato Salads
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: French
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #tarragon, #dill