Potato Salad Recipes

Potato salad is a dish made from boiled potatoes, the versions of which vary throughout different regions and countries of the world. Although called a salad, it is generally considered a side dish, as it usually accompanies the main course. Potato salad is often served with barbecue, roasts, hot dogs, fried chicken, hamburgers and cold sandwiches. It is generally considered casual fare, and as such is typically served at picnics, outdoor barbecues, and other casual meals and events.

Batata Harra – Spicy Lebanese Potatoes

Batata Harra - Spicy Lebanese Potatoes

Batata harra is a Lebanese vegetable dish. It consists of potatoes, coriander, chilli, and garlic which are all fried together in olive oil.

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Chinese Potato Salad

Chinese seasonings make this fusion recipe a flavourful alternative to a standard potato salad. Add a few Asian vegetables for good measure if you like.

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Creamy Potato and Radish Salad

Creamy Potato and Radish Salad

A simple salad of potatoes and crispy radishes combined with a creamy dressing and garnished with some chopped chives.

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Creole Mustard Potato Salad

Creole Mustard Potato Salad

This salad of firm cooked red potatoes combined with the zing of creole seasoning and mustard, then coated with a delicious dressing, is a great side dish at any barbecue or family dinner.

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Egg and Potato Salad with Smoked Trout

The ingredients in this salad work unbelievably well together and convey all the the colour, crunch and creaminess you’d need in a side dish or main meal. This dish works equally well as a snack or light lunch also.

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Ensalada de Feria Panameña – Panamanian Fairground Salad

Panamanian Fairground Salad

A classic potato salad found at any folk festival or fairground in Panama. This Ensalada de Feria is the perfect dish for the summer: it is both fresh and colourful making an ideal side dish for a BBQ this summer.

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Ensalada de Papa y Mayonesa – Chilean Potato Salad and Mayonnaise

Ensalada de Papa y Mayonesa - Chilean Potato Salad and Mayonnaise

This potato salad recipe is a simple dish that can be served hot or cold for lunch or as an accompaniment to the main course.

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Färskpotatissalad – Swedish New Potato Salad

Swedish New Potato Salad

New potatoes are combined with fresh dill and sour cream in this simple and refreshing summer salad.

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German Potato Salad with Beer Dressing

German Potato Salad with Beer Dressing

This potato salad is also known as Kartoffelsalat and is popular throughout Germany.

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Japanese Style Potato Salad

Japanese Style Potato Salad

This potato salad tastes very similar to the one you would buy in Japan.

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Kartoffelsalat – Bavarian-style Potato Salad

Kartoffelsalat – Bavarian-style Potato Salad

Here’s a delicious Bavarian potato salad, made unique by its lack of mayonnaise. This kind of potato salad would typically be served in southern Germany (Bavaria and Black Forest) and in the adjoining parts of Austria.

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Krumpir Salata – Croatian Potato Salad

Serbian Potato Salad

Croatians enjoy potato salad with an oil-and-vinegar dressing instead of mayonnaise or sour cream, which makes it a perfect picnic food. This is best if made the night before.

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Liberian Potato Salad

Liberian Potato Salad

Liberian Potato Salad is a traditional Liberian recipe for a classic salad of potatoes, mixed beans, French beans, onions, tomatoes, sweetcorn, and cucumber served in a spiced mayonnaise flavoured with mustard. This dish is frequently used as an accompaniment to fried chicken at a summer beach picnic.

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Octopus and Potato Salad

Octopus and Potato Salad

A simple and light salad with a special dressing that brings out the flavour of the octopus and potatoes.

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Papas a la Huancaina – Peruvian Potatoes with Spicy Cream Sauce

Peruvian Potatoes with Spicy Cream Sauce

Papa a la Huancaína is dish of sliced potatoes covered in a spicy cheese sauce that is typically served cold, as a first course or luncheon dish. If you prefer a spicier sauce, add a chilli pepper. Because it is served cold Papa a la Huancaina is a favourite food of Peruvians to take on picnics and trips.

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