What to Cook Wednesday: French Potato Salad


June 28, 2017, posted by Gina – Over the years I have tried several recipes for French Potato Salad. I created this one using certain ingredients from a few other versions. I absolutely love it because the flavors are so wonderful and it does not contain mayonnaise. Don’t get me wrong, I love mayonnaise but this recipe takes away some calorie worries as well as concerns about serving it outdoors. Since the 4th of July is right around the corner, I thought this recipe would be timely. You should give this a try and if you do, make sure to tell us how you like it.

Start with a 3-pound bag of red new potatoes and a vegetable scrubber. Clean the potatoes.

Place the potatoes in a pan of water and bring to a boil. Boil for about 25 minutes or until tender. Don’t boil them too long or the potatoes will turn to mush. Turn them into a colander and place on a cutting board.

Once cooked, cut the potatoes into bite sized pieces. Return the potatoes to the pan and toss with the cooking wine and beef broth. Let them sit for a few minutes allowing the potatoes to soak the wine and broth in and to cool off.

Make the dressing by whisking the remainder of the ingredients together.

Pour the dressing over the potatoes and toss.

Place the potatoes in a serving dish and top with fresh basil or whatever fresh herbs you have on hand. Enjoy!

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