Potato salad with herbs

Few things work better this time of the year than a light and fresh potato salad. 

  • Potato salad with fresh herbs, recipe courtesy of Alltommat.se Photo: Thomas Carlén.
  • What’s better than a fresh potato salad this time of the year? Perfect for picnics and as sides to barbecues. This recipe, serving 8, comes from Alltommat.se
    3½ lbs new potatoes, boiled and quartered
    6 scallions, chopped
    1 bunch radishes
    2 Tablespoon white balsamic vinegar
    4 Tablespoon vegetable oil
    1 teaspoon Dijon-type mustard
    1 garlic clove, grated
    4 oz fresh herbs (chopped basil, dill, chervil)
    salt and pepper

  • 1.Mix boiled and quartered potatoes, scallions and radishes in a bowl.
    2. In a smaller bowl mix vinegar, oil, mustard and garlic. Stir in the herbs and add salt and pepper to taste.
    3. Carefully add the dressing to the potato mix. Put in fridge until cool. Garnish with chervil.

  • Any kind of potato salad, combines well with smoked salmon or a favorite among Swedes for the early summer, the Gravlax. A couple of recipes of the Swedish delicacy, which is much easier to prepare than you'd think:
    Gravlax, the recipe
    Gravlax with mustard sauce, another recipe