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Tarragon Potato Salad with Cured Salmon and Lemon Vinaigrette

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Every Monday and Wednesday, we'll announce a new Wildcard winner: a recipe that may not have been entered in (or won) a contest, but a recipe that we've tested and loved.

Today: Potato salad gets a facelift.

Tarragon Potato Salad from Food52

WHO: La domestique is a cook, writer, and photographer in Cavan, Ireland.

WHAT: Potato salad, all dressed up.

HOW: Boil potatoes, then toss them with herbs, lemon juice, olive oil, and slivers of cured salmon.

WHY WE LOVE IT: Unlike its mayo-lacquered counterparts or its tart, vinegary cousins, this potato salad has both personality and elegance. The herbs give it lift; the salmon, a salty kick. Serve it at your next brunch, and watch it disappear.

Tarragon Potato Salad with Cured Salmon and Lemon Vinaigrette by la domestique

Serves 4

2 pounds new potatoes
1 lemon
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1/4 cup thinly sliced spring onions, about 4 green onions
1 to 2 tablespoon chopped fresh tarragon, according to your taste
4 ounces smoked or salt cured salmon
Sea salt
Freshly ground pepper
Crème fraîche or sour cream

See the full recipe (and save and print it) here.

Photo by James Ransom


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Tags: Salad, Potato, Salmon, Side, Summer, Wildcard Winners, Outdoor Entertaining