French Model Potato Salad – Fraiche Residing

This mayo-free French Model Potato Salad makes for an ideal aspect dish… any time of yr! It’s mild 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% probability of me making this potato salad over and over.

We had 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 excited about how scrumptious this French dressing model is. It’s oh-so-simple to make and will be whipped up forward of time and saved within the fridge till able to serve.

I really like how the flavours come collectively on this easy French dressing of olive oil, lemon juice, crimson 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 yr 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 yr and as I pulled them out of the backyard, considering they’re soooo lovely!  Am I the one one who calls my potatoes lovely or do I simply must get out extra?

Are potatoes wholesome?

Potatoes get a nasty rap within the diet world, however they completely don’t deserve it.  Sure, they’re excessive in carbs and sure, when 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 diet 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 a lot of the fibre (over 50%) is within the pores and skin of the potato, nearly all of the vitamins are distributed inside the entire potato. When you’ve got a alternative, eat the pores and skin. However don’t sweat it when you don’t!

When you’re in search of some dishes to serve with this French Model Potato Salad strive 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:

When you make this recipe, be sure you tag me on Instagram with the hashtag #fraicheliving or go away a remark/ranking beneath. I’d like to know the way you preferred it!

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 mild and refreshing and an excellent addition to a summer time picnic or your subsequent household meal!  This serves 6-8 folks as a aspect dish.

Writer Fraîche Vitamin


  • 3 kilos child potatoes
  • 1/2 cup further virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon crimson 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. Convey 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. Reduce 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, crimson 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 (lined) as much as 3 days.

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