Cold-Fashioned Potato Salad

TOTAL TIME: 59 min
Prep: 35 min
Inactive Prep: 9 min
Cook: 15 min
 
YIELD: 4 to 6 servings
LEVEL: Intermediate

ingredients

  • 2 1/2 pounds red potatoes, large diced
  • 3 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise (homemade if possible)
  • 1 teaspoon mustard powder
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh tarragon
  • 1/2 tablespoon very thinly sliced garlic
  • 3 tablespoons fine chopped cornichons
  • 1/2 cup small dice red onion
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced celery
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
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Directions

Place potatoes into a large heavy-bottomed pot. Cover with cold water and place over medium heat. Cover the pot and bring to a boil. Immediately reduce heat and remove lid. Gently simmer until potatoes are fork tender. Drain and place into an ice bath to cool. Remove skin by rubbing with a tea towel. Slice potatoes into rounds and place into a zip top bag. Add the vinegar and toss to coat all of the potatoes. Place the bag into the refrigerator overnight.

In a large mixing bowl, combine the mayonnaise, mustard, parsley, tarragon, garlic, cornichons, onions, and celery. Once evenly combined, add the potatoes and season with salt and pepper. Let the salad chill in the refrigerator for at least an hour before serving.

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  • on August 16, 2014

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    Discrepancy. The potatoes are diced, then boiled and peeled and cut into slices? Which is it? I can't make or truly rate this salad unless the directions are more specific.

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  • on June 17, 2013

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    Very tasty for a homemade potato salad. I've had so many that were bland. This has just the right zing from the vinegar, creaminess from the mayo, and crunch from the celery and onions.
    Its potato salad so not something that will knock your socks off, but its a definite go-to recipe for a tasty BBQ side dish.

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  • on June 04, 2013

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    This recipe is da bomb. It has old fashioned NY deli taste.

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