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Potato Salad

Potato Salad with Spring Onions

  • Author: Helen
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 25
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Diet: Vegetarian


The only potato salad recipe you'll ever need, with tender new potatoes tossed in a refreshing and flavourful dressing with spring onions/scallions and optional crunchy onions.


  • 700g (or 25 oz) new potatoes
  • 115g (or 1/2 cup) mayonnaise
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper 
  • 2 tsp mustard
  • 1/2 tsp honey
  • 2 tbsp / 20g capers - finely chopped
  • 1 lemon - zest and juice
  • 4 tbsp / 10g parsley  - finely chopped 
  • 1 tbsp / 10g chives - finely chopped 
  • 6 spring onions/scallions - finely chopped
  • 4 tbsp crunchy onions - optional


  1. Place a generously salted pan of water on a medium to high heat. Add the potatoes when the water begins to boil, reduce the heat a little and leave the potatoes to simmer for 20-25 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile mix the mayonnaise, paprika, salt, pepper, mustard, honey, capers, lemon juice and zest, parsley and chives in a large bowl.
  3. When the potatoes are done, drain them, cut each one in half and leave to cool for at least 10 minutes.
  4. Toss the cooked potatoes with the dressing and spring onions/scallions.
  5. Top with optional crunchy onions and serve. 
  • Category: Salad
  • Method: stove-top
  • Cuisine: Western

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