spud salad with green beans and mustard

This recipe looks gorgeous!


I have a confession. I rarely eat cold potato salad, even though that’s the way the good lord (ahem, Julia Child) surely intended.

Now, don’t freak out. I’m not talking about the potato salad of your youth – mushy, eggy, slathered in mayonnaise. (I’m firmly in the anti-mayo camp.) I’m talking about flavorful, savory, tangy potato salad. With vinegar. And sometimes mustard. Or, in this case, both.


This spud salad would almost undoubtedly be even better chilled. The onions would pickle in the balsamic, the potatoes would soak up the tart flavors of the garlic and mustard. But, I can never stand to let it wait around that long.

I. Must. Eat. It. Immediately.

So warm potato salad it is.


Spud Salad With Green Beans and Mustard

Serves 6

  • 2 pounds new potatoes
  • 1 pound green beans
  • 3 scallions, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2…

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