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Eve's Potato Salad

A wonderful and very tasty summery potato salad that Eve's mother used to make

30 mins
9 ingredients
$2.24 / person
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Serves = 6

  • 5 medium potatoes, cleaned thoroughly and chopped into quarters
  • 1-2 eggs
  • 4-5 stalks of celery, washed well
  • 4-5 large dill pickles
  • 3 spring onions
  • 1/4 bunch parsley
  • 1/4 bunch chives
  • 1/4 bunch thyme
  • 1 Tbsp reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 2 Tbsp reduced fat Greek yogurt
  • 5 medium potatoes, cleaned thoroughly and chop into quarters

It’s this easy

  1. To a medium saucepan, add potatoes and fill with cold water until the potatoes are just covered. Bring the water to the boil and cook for 10-15 minutes. Potatoes are ready when they can be easily pierced with a fork
  2. Remove potatoes from the boil, drain the hot water and run the potatoes under cold water. Set aside and allow the potatoes to cool completely
  3. Whilst the potatoes are cooking, add eggs and enough cold water to cover them, and bring the water to the boil. Once the water is boiling cook eggs for 6 minutes for hard boiled yolks. Remove from the heat, and drain hot water. Allow the eggs to cool, peel and cut into small pieces
  4. Whilst the potatoes and eggs are cooking, slice celery into thin slices, chop pickles into small pieces, finely chop herbs, chives and spring onions.
  5. Using the saucepan you cooked the potatoes in, or a large bowl, add the cooled potatoes, celery, herbs and spring onions, and mix to combine
  6. Gently mix in the eggs and mayonnaise into the potatoes and vegetables until evenly distributed


  • Use finely chopped red onion instead of the spring onion
  • You can make this salad the day ahead, which will allow the flavours to develop further


Nutrition information (per serve)

  • Energy (538kJ)
  • Protein (2.5g)
  • Total Fat (2.5g)
  • Saturated fat (0.6g)
  • Carbohydrates (17g); Sugars (4.6g); Added sugars (5.5g); Free sugars (5.5g)
  • Dietary fibre (3.8g)
  • Sodium (270mg)
  • Calcium (64mg)
  • Iron (1.7mg)


Contains: Dairy, Eggs.
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