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Potato and Pea Salad

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Day 7 of Salad a Day

Potato and Pea Salad

Potato salad seems to be a favourite for many people. It’s an easy salad to make ahead of time, it’s also easy to transport to picnics and to take to potlucks. The potato makes it a filling meal. My take on the traditional potato salad is to add some greens – in this case peas. And rather than the traditional parsley I use dill to freshen up the flavour. Keep the skins on the potato for even more nutrition. Just scrub them first and then chop into bite-sized pieces.

Feel free to add your favourite greens and herbs.

I’ve provided the recipe for a tofu dressing. I prefer to use this as I know exactly what ingredients are going into my dressing rather than a packaged product, but you could use a packaged vegan mayonnaise. I like Ceres Organics vegan mayo which is available from Aussie Health Products.

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Potato and Pea Salad

  • Author: Amanda
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 7 minutes
  • Total Time: 17 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Salad
  • Cuisine: Australian
Scale

Ingredients

  • 750 g potatoes
  • 1 cup frozen peas

Vegannaise

  • 125 g silken tofu
  • 1 tablespoon savoury yeast flakes
  • ½ bunch dill
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ lemon (juiced)

Or

  • ⅔ cup store bought vegan mayonnaise

Instructions

  1. Chop potatoes into bite size pieces.
  2. Place into a saucepan with about 2 cm water.
  3. Cover with a lid on and cook until the water boils.
  4. As soon as the water boils, turn the heat to low and continue to simmer for about 5-7 mins or until potatoes are tender.
  5. Allow to cool slightly, drain and place in a large bowl.
  6. Defrost the peas in the microwave, or in boiling water. Allow to cool

Dressing

  1. Stir tofu, yeast flakes, dill, oil and lemon juice until combined.
  2. Place potato, peas and vegannaise/mayonnaise into a bowl.
  3. Stir gently to combine.
  4. Serve with extra dill.
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This is part of #saladaday – A fresh, new salad everyday for 30 days. After being inundated with requests to have all the salad recipes together, I’ve collated them all into an ebook, which is on sale here.

a salad a day

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