New Potatoe Salad W/Herbs & Green Beans

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norgeskog

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Another favorite from Kitchen of Light (Chef Andreas Viestad). This is great for a picnic as there is no mayo to spoil.

NEW POTATOE SALAD W/HERBS AND GREEN BEANS, serves 4

2-1/2 lbs small new potaotes
fine sea salt
2/3 lb green beans
Large handful of chopped mixed fresh herbs such as mint, thyme, parsley, and/or basil.
2 garlic cloves, crushed
2 Tbs capers, drained
1 Tbs grated lemon zest
1/2 cup EVOO
3-4 Tbs fresh lemon juice
Freshly ground pepper
edible flowers for garnish, optional

Place the potatoes in a sauce pan and add 1 tbs salt and enough water to cover generously. Bring to a boil adn cook for approximately 15 minutes, or until potatoes are tender but still firm in the center.

Meanwhile cook the beans in lightly salted boiling water for 4-5 minutes until just tender. Drain. Add beans to the warm potatoes and add the herbs, garlic, capers, and lemon zest. Combine the oil and lemon juice in a measuring cup adn pour over the potatoe salad and toss to mix well. Season with salt and pepper. Let stand for a few hours at room temperature so that the herbs whill have time to flavor the potatoes. SPrinkle with edible flowers, if desired, just before serving.
 

kitchenelf

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Will do - I'll probably have to go out of town to find baby Yukons but I will find them!!! Thanks for the tip!
 

norgeskog

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kitchenelf said:
Will do - I'll probably have to go out of town to find baby Yukons but I will find them!!! Thanks for the tip!

I find them at Trader Joe's, I forget if you have one near you. I bought some today.
 

norgeskog

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lyndalou said:
I have bought the baby yukon golds at our local Walmart Supercenter.

Our walmart is expanding to be a supercenter, so hopefully they will have them here for the winter. I can get them from end of March to end of December at our Saturday Market and Farmers Market, hard to find from Dec to Mar.
 

norgeskog

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mudbug said:
The Safeway and Giant stores here nearly always have baby Yukons and baby reds.

We do not have a Giant, but we do a Safeway but I do not shop there very much, but will have to call to see if ours has them. Thanks, mudbug.
 

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