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Bowl of herby potato salad with a small pot of salad cream and old spoon and herbs on a piece of hessian

Herby Potato Salad with Homemade Salad Cream

It's herby, it's creamy, it's tang-terrific, and it's all about new potatoes. It has got to be a Herby Potato Salad with a healthy lashing of Salad Cream.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American, German
Servings 8
Calories 173 kcal


  • 1 Small & 1 Large Saucepan, Large Mixing Bowl, Mixing Spoon, Sharp Knife
  • Stand Mixer or Electric Whisk or Whisk
  • Measuring Spoons


  • 1 kg (2.2 lbs) New Potatoes Washed and sliced into 0.5mm thick rounds
  • tsp Salt Divided
  • 75 ml ( cup) Double Cream (Heavy Cream)
  • 75 ml ( cup) Soured Cream (Sour Cream)
  • 2 Hard-Boiled Egg Yolks
  • 2 tsp Honey
  • 2 tsp Juice of Lemon
  • tsp Mustard Powder
  • 1 tsp Apple Cider Vinegar
  • ½ tsp Turmeric
  • tsp White Pepper
  • 5 Spring Onions (Scallions) Washed and finely chopped
  • 3 tbsp Fresh Parsley Washed and finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp Fresh Mint Washed and finely chopped
  • ½ tbsp Fresh Dill Washed and finely chopped
  • ½ tbsp Fresh Chives Washed and finely chopped


  • In a saucepan of boiling water, cook the new potatoes with 1 teaspoon of salt on medium-high, for 15 minutes or until the potatoes have softened but are still firm. Once cooked, drain and leave to cool, letting the steam evaporate. Once cooled transfer the potatoes to a large bowl.
  • Meanwhile, prepare the salad cream. In the stand mixer bowl, add the double cream (heavy cream), soured cream (sour cream), hard-boiled egg yolkshoneylemon juicemustard powderapple cider vinegarturmericwhite pepper and remaining ¼ teaspoon salt. Whisk until the sauce is smooth and starting to thicken. 
  • Once the potatoes have cooled, pour the salad cream over them and gently toss with a spoon until the potatoes are well coated. Then, stir through the spring onionsparsleymintdill and chives. Serve and enjoy!


Calories: 173kcalCarbohydrates: 25gProtein: 4gFat: 7gSaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 67mgSodium: 387mgFiber: 3gSugar: 3g
Keyword BBQ Side Dishes, Homemade Salad Cream, Potato Recipes, Potato Salad Recipe, Side Dish
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