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Honey-mustard potato salad

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Looking for an alternative to mayonnaise for your potato salad? Look no further. Our honey-mustard dressing is a great alternative to the classic creamy dressing.

  • Serves6
  • Cook time20 minutes
  • Prep time25 minutes, + Cooling time
Honey mustard potato salad served with shallots


  • 1/2 cup natural almonds, pecans or walnuts, chopped
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) honey
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt flakes
  • 1.25kg brushed potatoes, peeled, coarsely chopped
  • 6 cornichons or 1/4 cup gherkins or pickles, thinly sliced
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped chives or spring onions
  • 1 shallot or half a small red onion, finely chopped

Honey-mustard dressing

  • 2 tbs Dijon mustard or other mustard
  • 1 tbs honey
  • 2 tbs extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tsp apple cider vinegar or white wine vinegar

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  1. Step 1

    Preheat oven to 200°C. Line a baking tray with baking paper. Spread a half cup of chopped almonds, pecans or walnuts over the tray, drizzle with a quarter cup of honey then sprinkle with a half teaspoon of salt. Bake for 6 mins or until golden. Set aside to cool completely.


  2. Step 2

    Place the potato in a large saucepan. Cover with water. Bring to the boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium. Simmer for 14 mins or until the potato is tender. Drain.
  3. Step 3

    To make the honey-mustard dressing, place the mustard, honey, oil and vinegar in a large bowl. Whisk until well combined. Season.
  4. Step 4

    Add the potato to the dressing in the bowl with the cornichon, gherkins or pickles, chives or spring onions and shallot. Gently toss to combine.

  5. Step 5

    Transfer potato mixture to a large serving platter. Coarsely chop the nut mixture. Sprinkle over the potato mixture to serve.

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