Melanie's Potato Salad

Melanie's Potato Salad

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Melanie Gordon


My family really enjoys this salad with beef, pork or chicken. So easy and quick to make.


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1 Hr 30 Min


  • 1 lb
    green beans, fresh, trimmed
  • 1 lb
    new red potatoes, cleaned
  • 1 pt
    red cherry tomatoes, cut in 1/2
  • 1 medium
    red onion, sliced thin
  • 1/2 c
    red wine vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp
    dijon mustard
  • 2 Tbsp
    dry vermouth
  • 2 large
    egg yolks
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt and pepper
  • ·
    sugar to taste
  • 1 1/2 c
    olive oil, extra virgin

How to Make Melanie's Potato Salad


  1. Cook green beans in salted water for about 3 minutes. Remove & cool under cold water. Drain. Cook potatoes 10 minutes or until done. Drain, cool and quarter.
  2. DRESSING: Blend the 1st six ingredients in a blender. Then, with blender running, gradually add olive oil. Blend until thick. Pour 1/2 the dressing over the potatoes and add green beans, tomatoes and onions. Refrigerate salad for 1 hour. Plate salad and add remaining vinegarette dressing.

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About Melanie's Potato Salad

Course/Dish: Potato Salads
Other Tag: Healthy

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