Herbed New Potato Salad Recipe

Herbed New Potato Salad Recipe

This dish is traditionally served on Midsummer in Sweden to celebrate the new potatoes in the garden.

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  • Yield:4
  • Active time: 20 minutes
  • Total time:20 minutes


  • 24 ounces new potatoes (any larger potatoes cut in two)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 cup white balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 cup chopped scallions
  • 1/2 cup chopped parsley
  • 1/4 cup chopped chives
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. 1.

    Put new potatoes in a large pot. Cover with cold water and add 1 teaspoon salt. Bring water to a boil and let potatoes cook until fork-tender, 8-10 minutes. Drain potatoes.

  2. 2.

    In a large bowl, toss together white balsamic vinegar and warm new potatoes. Let sit for 5 minutes.

  3. 3.

    Add scallions, parsley, chives, and olive oil. Toss to coat. Season with salt and pepper.