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French-Style Potato Salad

French-Style Potato Salad
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Yield: 4 to 6 servings

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  • 2 pounds cooked potatoes
  • 1/4 cup white-wine vinegar
  • 1/2 cup olive or vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon-style mustard
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 cup chopped green onion or chives
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh tarragon


Slice the cooked potatoes while they're still warm. Sprinkle with half the vinegar. Mix the rest of the vinegar with the oil, mustard, salt, and pepper; pour over potatoes. Toss with onion and herbs, and correct the seasonings.
Updated Thursday, May 8th, 2003

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One Response to French-Style Potato Salad

  1. Anonymous May 10, 2005 at 1:32 pm #

    White potatoes work best, red potatoes next best. Okay to increase the vinegar because the potatoes really soak it up without getting sour.

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