Herbed Potato Salad


Olive oil and vinegar help thin out the dressing in this creamy potato salad. Garnish with your favorite fresh herbs to add even more flavor.

Herbed Potato Salad
Photo: Andy Lyons
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
8 1/2 cups


  • 3 pound small red potatoes, unpeeled, and cut into 1 1/2-inch chunks

  • 3 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

  • 2 tablespoon cider vinegar

  • 1 tablespoon fressh herbs (such as snipped tarragon, dill weed or parsley)

  • 2 tablespoon sour cream

  • 2 tablespoon mayonnaise

  • 2 teaspoon Dijon-style mustard

  • 1 green onion, chopped

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • ¼ teaspoon celery seed (optional)


  1. For potatoes, place steamer basket in a large saucepan. Add water to reach just below bottom of basket; heat until simmering. Add potatoes to basket. Cover; reduce to medium heat. Steam 15 to 18 minutes or until potatoes are fork-tender. Remove from heat. Let cool slightly.

  2. Meanwhile, in a large bowl combine remaining ingredients. Add potatoes; toss gently to combine. Serve potato salad warm or let cool. Let stand 20 minutes at room temperature before serving.

*To Make Ahead

Cover; chill up to 4 hours. Let stand 20 minutes at room temperature before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

195 Calories
8g Fat
27g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 195
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 3mg 1%
Sodium 375mg 16%
Total Carbohydrate 27g 10%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 15.6mg 78%
Calcium 24mg 2%
Iron 1.4mg 8%
Potassium 791mg 17%
Folate, total 32.9mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.3mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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