Heirloom potatoes make a patriotic summery salad with cherry tomatoes, herbs and a light basil dressing.
This recipe can be made with dairy or plant-based sour cream or make our Cashew Sour Cream Recipe.
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Red White & Blue Potato Salad w/ Basil Dressing.
COOK potatoes, add to a saucepan, cover generously with cold water (helps skins from cracking), and boil; low simmer 10-15 minutes until fork tender. Drain & cool completely.
CUT cool potatoes + cherry tomatoes in ½ or ¼’s – arrange on serving platter. ADD any other veg you are using.
TEAR or roughly chop dill + ½ cup basil & scatter over the salad, salt too.
DRIZZLE generously with basil dressing when serving the salad – keep separate until you are ready to eat—place remaining salad dressing on the table so you can add a little more to your taste.
STORE undressing in the fridge, covered until ready to serve.
ADD all ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth.
TASTE adjust salt & vinegar to taste.
CHILL until ready to serve.
COOK POTATOES – in advance, store in a glass container covered in the fridge.
*SOUR CREAM – use dairy or dairy-free. Make our cashew sour cream recipe.
SWAP Sour cream for yoghurt dairy | dairy-free – use 1 tbsp white balsamic vinegar & taste.
ADD sliced radishes, red onion, celery, fresh peas, cooked corn, garlic scapes, scallions, chives.
SWAP dill or add chervil, parsley, celery leaves, sorrel, chives, garlic chives.
THERAPEUTIC DIETS – Adapt the recipe and ingredients according to your healthcare provider.
Please remember to read food ingredient labels.