A classic potato salad is a summer staple. Perfect for picnics, BBQ's and alfresco dining you can't go wrong with a potato salad. It's easy to adapt the traditional recipe to suit your favourite foods and to make into a filling lunch or dinner option, take a look at our 20 ways with potato salad for more ideas to impress this summer
A classic potato salad
is a summer staple. Perfect for picnics, BBQ’s and alfresco dining, you
just can’t go wrong with one. It’s easy to adapt the traditional recipe
to suit your favourite foods and make a filling lunch or dinner. We
have lots of variations to try so there’s no need to get stuck in a spud
If you fancy a potato salad when the weather is a bit on the chilly side then don’t worry there are warm versions included too.
Take a look at our top tasty ways with potato salad for more ideas to impress…
First up, this delicious vegetable and potato salad is healthy, vibrant and full of flavour! Ready in just 30 mins, this potato salad is perfect for serving alongside BBQ fish or chicken.
Get the recipe: Vegetable and potato salad
This pesto potato salad is an impressive side to bring to a BBQ. If you’ve got the time make your own pesto and top with Parmesan breadcrumbs for extra bite.
Get the recipe: Pesto potato salad
Sometimes the old favourites are the best! with a light French dressing and plenty of tasty herbs, this little number goes with everything from fish and chicken to beef and pork.
Get the recipe: Classic potato salad
Antony Worrall Thompson has updated the classic potato salad recipe by adding bacon, eggs and a fresh herb sauce.
Get the recipe: Potato and egg salad recipe
Ready in less than 25 mins, this potato salad with mackerel is filling
enough to eat as a main meal. Chunks of juicy beetroot and a wine
vinegar dressing bring extra flavour.
Get the recipe: Potato salad with mackerel
This new potato and asparagus salad with goat’s cheese, broad beans and mint would make a perfect side to most summer meals.
Get the recipe: New potato and asparagus salad
With plenty of fresh herbs and a good handful of rocket, this pesto has a wider variety of flavours than your average jar you’d find in the supermarket. While still warm the potatoes are coated in this delicious dressing and absorb all those lovely flavours for a delicious dish.
Get the recipe: Pesto asparagus and potato salad
If you’re looking for a lighter salad than the usual offerings then try
this vibrant recipe. With lots of healthy leaves, protein-rich quail’s
eggs and of course some tasty potatoes, this salad will keep you full
for a while without weighing you down too much.
Get the recipe: Crushed new potatoes and shoots
Crunchy radishes make a tasty texture contrast to soft potatoes in this delicious salad. with a punchy herb dressing and rich halloumi cheese this is a great meal to make at lunchtime if you fancy a change from sandwiches.
Get the recipe: Warm radish, halloumi and cherry tomato potato salad
Double carbs? Why not! This filling pasta, potato and bacon salad is delicious hot or cold – perfect for a family meal and lunchboxes the next day,
Get the recipe: Pasta, potato and bacon salad
Peppery with horseradish and zingy with lemon, this potato salad is the perfect accompaniment for rich red meat like roast beef. it would also be delicious with duck or sausages we think!
Get the recipe: Gizzi Erskine’s rare roast beef and crushed potato salad