03 January 2014

Lemon and Basil Potato Salad

Lemon and Basil Potato Salad
Summer…the time of picnics, barbecues, corn on the cob and potato salad! Serve this potato salad warm or chilled and it would make a perfect side dish for fish as well!

Fast Facts

Time: 20 minutes
Complexity: easy
Serves: 4


  • 10-12 fingerling potatoes, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice (or 2 lemons)
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • lemon zest, to taste
  • salt and pepper, to taste


1. Juice the lemons and cut up potatoes.

LemonBasilPotatoSalad prep

2. Place cut potatoes, vegetable broth, lemon juice, 2 tablespoons olive oil, a generous pinch of salt, and a pinch of black pepper in a pot. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for about 20 minutes, until potatoes are tender.

3. When tender, drain potatoes and place in a bowl. Chop the fresh basil and toss together with cooked potatoes, lemon zest, 1 tablespoon of olive oil and salt and pepper to taste.

LemonBasilPotatoSalad mix 1

5. Eat warm or chill and serve cold.

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