thread: Salads

  1. #37
    Registered User

    Aug 2004
    Hunter Valley, Wine Country, NSW

    Potato Salad

    I feel like having Potato Salad as a side dish for tea tonight.

    Do any of you ladies have a tried and tested Potato Salad they`d like to share, it can be either warm or cold I don`t mind

  2. #38
    BellyBelly Life Subscriber

    May 2005
    Good ole NZ !!

    I normally partially cook spuds & let them cool... I like to add chopped apple (granny smith i find the best) & chopped walnuts & then mix in any mayonaise that you like & as much as you like... simple but yummy....

    mmm.mmm.mmm might have to make some tonight!!

  3. #39
    BellyBelly Member

    May 2004

    That sounds yumm. Will have to make some soon.

  4. #40
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    Jun 2003

    Mines pretty basic...

    Potato, Spring onion, fried bacon & egg...

    Mix with a good egg mayonnaise... YUM YUM YUM!


  5. #41
    BellyBelly Member

    Dec 2004
    Laa Laa Land

    Mines the same as cailin's too, but I add some peas and corn... oh an use ham instead of bacon!

    Good Luck.. YUMM!

  6. #42
    Janie Guest

    For a variation on mayo (particularly if dieting!) - mix together honey, dijon mustard, olive oil (onions are optional). Make the consistency sort of liquidy and then add fresh herbs (thyme, parsley etc) whichever you like.

    It is really light and very tasty.

  7. #43
    BellyBelly Life Subscriber

    May 2005
    Good ole NZ !!

    OMG Cailin... that sounds devine =P~

  8. #44
    BellyBelly Member

    Oct 2004
    Back in Brisvegas :)

    hehe...oh and don't forget a little minced garlic!

  9. #45
    Fee Guest

    I love this one:

    Sweet Potato Salad

    2 large sweet potatoes, cubed (about 1 cm x 1 cm)
    4-6 rashers of bacon, diced
    2-3 sticks of celery, diced
    1-1.5 cup of Hellman's whole egg mayonnaise

    Bake the sweet potato until golden. Fry bacon. Place bacon, sweet potato and diced celery in fridge to cool. Once cool enough, stir through mayonnaise, just enough to coat.

    This will serve about 4-6 people.

  10. #46
    And the truth is we don't know anything
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    Jan 2005

    instead of mayonnaise on the potatos I use extra virgin olive oil, that has had a peeled & chopped/bruised garlic clove soaking in it overnight in the fridge, and sone chopped spring onions.

  11. #47
    Registered User

    Aug 2004
    Hunter Valley, Wine Country, NSW

    Thankyou girls for your recipes

    I think I`ll do Cailin`s recipe with Jillian`s idea with the sour cream and mayo

    Fee - your sweet potato (or Kumara as I call it) salad sounds great too

  12. #48
    Custardtart Guest

    Cous-cous salad

    Hi everyone,
    There seems to be such a wealth of knowledge out there I thought I'd try and tap it - does anyone have an interesting cous-cous salad recipe? I've tasted a few in restaurants that I really like - warm and cold - but can't seem to find a good recipe.


  13. #49
    BellyBelly Member

    Mar 2005
    Sydney, NSW

    Im really annoyed, I had a GREAT one and I can't think of it. It was cold and the dressing had honey and lemon. It had mint and coriander and pumpkin through it (diced pumpkin cooked and then cooled). I have a feeling it was in a marie claire cookbook, so if anyone has one of them they might know the recipe. Good luck and sorry Im so useless xo

  14. #50
    BellyBelly Life Subscriber

    Oct 2003
    Forestville NSW

    Definately in the Marie-Claire book! The one called off the shelf I think, I love that pumpkin & cous cous salad...

    Here's another thread on cous cous before. I will try & dig out the Marie Claire recipe book for you Kerrie!

  15. #51
    Fee Guest

    I've got one at home. I'll try to remembe to post it. It had chickpeas and snow peas (I think) in it.

  16. #52
    Custardtart Guest

    Thank you so much, girls! I'd given up hope of anyone responding to this thread!


  17. #53
    BellyBelly Life Subscriber

    Apr 2005

    Potato Salad

    I've been allocated potato salad to bring to Christmas lunch. Does anyone have any yummy recipes?

    Much appreciated :flower:

  18. #54
    Melinda Guest

    Usually something with bacon, onion (shallots are good) and whole-egg mayo is delish!!!

    I think I've heard of some people adding in a bit of seeded mustard too, just as a bit of an alternative??


    Edited to add: try this thread