French Potato Salad

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Here is the best French potato salad recipe for all the potato lovers. This potato recipe salad is very simple and easy to make, yet very tasty and filling. The dressing for this salad combined with fresh herbs gives it such a wonderful taste. The rich creaminess of the potatoes makes this easy potato salad recipe interesting and crave for more. You could serve this yummy potato salad recipe as a side with any meat or soup, or you could just eat it on its own. Either way, it makes a wholesome meal for dinner or lunch.

Did you know that potatoes are naturally fat free, gluten free and cholesterol free? This is a great salad recipe for those who want to avoid gluten and lose weight by eating healthier options. Potatoes are high in potassium, iron and, vitamin c and have the right kind of carbohydrates your body needs. This potato salad recipe is so healthy and has just 120 calories per serving (about six small potatoes). This recipe does not call for mayonnaise or heavy whipped cream unlike most other potato salad recipes. Rather, it is a healthier version and the most fun potato salad recipe.

The recipe calls for white vinegar as the base for dressing along with the other ingredients combined together. The best part about this delicious potato recipe is that it has a good balance of carbohydrates and omega fats that come from olive oil used in the dressing. It takes two simple steps to make this potato recipe. Just boil the potatoes until tender and toss them in the dressing with fresh herbs. You may also add some fresh Arugula or spinach to this recipe and it will still taste just as good. This potato recipe is a great reason to add all those much needed greens.You could use small sized potatoes for this recipe, which are called as ‘Creamer’ potatoes. Creamer potatoes are harvested before they mature to keep them tender and measure about one inch in diameter. You can buy a mix of red and yellow Creamer potatoes at your local grocery store or just look for the brand ‘The Little Potato Company’.

When it comes to potato recipes, it is always a great idea to change things up a bit and try something new such as this interesting potato salad recipe. Even though this recipe is called potato salad recipe, since it doesn't have mayonnaise, it need not be refrigerated and actually tastes better when served at room temperature. This French potato salad recipe is refreshingly new and makes a comforting family meal. Try it, you’ll be addicted to this delicious new French potato salad recipe. We promise!

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