Pesto Potato Salad in a grey plate with basil topping

Pesto Potato Salad

Pesto Potato Salad in a grey plate with basil topping
Pesto Potato Salad in a grey plate with basil topping

Pesto Potato Salad

Quick and tasty potato salad recipe with basil pesto.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Salad
Cuisine Italian
Servings 2

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 lb Potatoes fingerling or baby
  • 1 & 1/2 cup Fresh Basil Leaves
  • 1/4 cup Walnuts
  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • 1 Lemon
  • 3-4 tbsp Olive Oil
  • Salt as needed
  • Pepper or Red Chili Flakes as needed

Instructions
 

  • In a pot add potatoes, cover with water and boil on medium heat for 20 mins or till potatoes are cooked.
  • In meantime prepare pesto by blending basil leaves, walnuts, garlic cloves, juice from one lemon, olive oil, salt & pepper. Coarse blend for a little crunch from walnuts.
  • When potatoes are well cooked, drain water, remove skin of potatoes if not using organic and transfer to a mixing bowl. Add prepared pesto to potatoes and mix together, adjust salt and pepper as needed.
  • Add seasoned croutons before serve if needed.

Notes

  • If using regular potatoes, chop potatoes to bite size after boiling. 
  • Do not over cook potatoes, they have to hold shape after boil.
Keyword Pesto, Potato, Vegan

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