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French Model Potato Salad – Fraiche Dwelling


This mayo-free French Model Potato Salad makes for an ideal aspect dish… any time of 12 months! It’s gentle and refreshing and has simply the correct quantity of zip. And with contemporary child potatoes about to (hopefully) burst out of our backyard as I sort, there’s a 100% likelihood of me making this potato salad time and again.

fraiche living french potato salad ingredients in small bowls

We have been torn between two potato salads and finally the Creamy Dill Potato Salad received the panel over (aka my household) and made it onto the weblog. Quick ahead to now and we’re nonetheless occupied with how scrumptious this French dressing model is. It’s oh-so-simple to make and could be whipped up forward of time and saved within the fridge till able to serve.

I like how the flavours come collectively on this easy French dressing of olive oil, lemon juice, pink wine vinegar, and Dijon mustard. The sliced inexperienced onion and radish add further pops of flavour and color as a result of let’s be trustworthy, potatoes aren’t probably the most vibrant on the planet of veggies.

We grew potatoes this 12 months in our backyard (truly, we didn’t have room proper in our backyard so planted them alongside the fence line within the again). I bear in mind doing the identical final 12 months and as I pulled them out of the backyard, pondering they’re soooo stunning!  Am I the one one who calls my potatoes stunning or do I simply must get out extra?

Are potatoes wholesome?

Potatoes get a nasty rap within the vitamin world, however they completely don’t deserve it.  Sure, they’re excessive in carbs and sure, in the event you fry them in heaps of oil they don’t precisely qualify as well being meals.  BUT, they’re cheap and are wealthy in potassium (greater than a banana), vitamin B6 and vitamin C.

french potato salad in bowl

Is all the vitamin within the pores and skin of the potato?

And simply to clear the air, have you ever ever heard that all the vitamins are within the pores and skin of a potato?  The reply is… not true.  Whereas many of the fibre (over 50%) is within the pores and skin of the potato, the vast majority of the vitamins are distributed inside the entire potato. When you’ve got a selection, eat the pores and skin. However don’t sweat it in the event you don’t!

When you’re on the lookout for some dishes to serve with this French Model Potato Salad attempt these Grilled Vegetable Skewers, Cedar Plank Salmon Burgers, or these Grill-able Veggie Burgers.

For extra summer time salad concepts take a look at these different favourites:

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xo Tori

French Model Potato Salad

fraiche living french potato salad in a bowl with eggs

French Model Potato Salad

This make-ahead potato salad is gentle and refreshing and an awesome addition to a summer time picnic or your subsequent household meal!  This serves 6-8 folks as a aspect dish.

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  • 3 kilos child potatoes
  • 1/2 cup further virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon pink wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons grainy Dijon mustard
  • 2 celery stalks (diced)
  • 1/4 cup chopped dill or flat leaf parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt (or to style)
  • contemporary floor pepper (to style)
  • 1/3 cup sliced inexperienced onion
  • 2-3 radishes (thinly sliced)


  1. Carry a big pot of salted water to a boil on the range. Add the potatoes and prepare dinner till tender, round 10-Quarter-hour. Drain in a colander, rinse with chilly water and let cool till room temperature. Lower the child potatoes in half when cool sufficient to the touch and switch to a big serving bowl.

  2. In a small jar, mix the olive oil, lemon juice, pink wine vinegar, grainy Dijon mustard, and salt and shake to mix.

  3. Pour the dressing over the potatoes, add the celery and dill (or parsley) and gently toss till mixed.  Season with salt and pepper to style. High with inexperienced onions and radishes to garnish.  Serve instantly or refrigerate (coated) as much as 3 days.



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