Basil Lemon Potato Salad

Basil Lemon Potato Salad Recipe

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Kristin D

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@NapalmFairy

Found this recipe on The Pioneer Woman site and LOVED it! I couldn't wait to eat it, so mine was a little warm. But it was heavenly then, the same as it was when it had a chance to chill the next time. Thought I would share this with everyone. :)
Just a tip:
Try and make sure the ingredients for the dressing are at room temperature. This will help them mix together more smoothly and more quickly. :)

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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2 bag(s)
small potatoes
4
lemons, juiced
6 Tbsp
olive oil
1 c
real mayo (hellmann's or best foods west of the rockies.)
salt and pepper, to taste
2 Tbsp
pesto (pre-made is fine, or you can make your own)
chopped basil leaves
1/2 c
pine nuts (optional)

How to Make Basil Lemon Potato Salad

Step-by-Step

  • 1Boil potatoes in lightly salted water until fork tender. Drain, cut in half, then place in a bowl.
  • 2Toast pine nuts in a skillet over low heat until just lightly golden. Remove from heat.
  • 3Mix together lemon juice, olive oil, mayonnaise, salt & pepper, and pesto until creamy and smooth. Taste and adjust seasonings as you'd like.
  • 4Pour half the dressing over the potatoes and toss to combine. Add more dressing to taste.
  • 5Cover and refrigerate the potato salad for a few hours. To serve, sprinkle lots of the chopped basil leaves over the top.

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About Basil Lemon Potato Salad

Course/Dish: Potato Salads
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids




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