These Bright Potato Salads Make Great Sides

These Bright Potato Salads Make Great Sides



From hot and cold potato salad dishes to potato salad hot dogs, we've rounded up our favorite potato salad recipes here.

From hot and cold potato salad dishes to potato salad hot dogs, we’ve rounded up our favorite potato salad recipes here. (Matt Taylor-Gross/)

Piquant kashkaval, a Balkan cows' or sheep's milk cheese, and mildly spicy shifa peppers add sharpness to these fried potatoes. Get the recipe for <a href="http://www.saveur.com/fried-potatoes-with-kashkaval-cheese-recipe">Fried Potatoes with Kashkaval Cheese</a>

Piquant kashkaval, a Balkan cows’ or sheep’s milk cheese, and mildly spicy shifa peppers add sharpness to these fried potatoes. Get the recipe for <a href=”http://www.saveur.com/fried-potatoes-with-kashkaval-cheese-recipe”>Fried Potatoes with Kashkaval Cheese</a> (Neal Santos/)

Boiling potatoes whole and unpeeled means they don't absorb too much water as they cook. Mixing them with an egg yolk and olive oil yields a rich dressing without the heavy creaminess of mayonnaise. Get the recipe for <a href="https://www.saveur.com/article/recipes/yukon-gold-smashed-potato-salad/">Ignacio Mattos' Potato Salad</a>

Boiling potatoes whole and unpeeled means they don’t absorb too much water as they cook. Mixing them with an egg yolk and olive oil yields a rich dressing without the heavy creaminess of mayonnaise. Get the recipe for <a href=”https://www.saveur.com/article/recipes/yukon-gold-smashed-potato-salad/”>Ignacio Mattos’ Potato Salad</a> (Marcus Nilsson/)

Don't let your chives wilt in your refrigerator. Blitz the bright, green and springy herb to accompany fingerling potatoes and asparagus to make a salad. Get the recipe for <a href="www.saveur.com/fingerling-potato-salad-chive-mayonnaise-recipe">Fingerling Potato Salad with Chive Mayonnaise</a>

Don’t let your chives wilt in your refrigerator. Blitz the bright, green and springy herb to accompany fingerling potatoes and asparagus to make a salad. Get the recipe for <a href=”www.saveur.com/fingerling-potato-salad-chive-mayonnaise-recipe”>Fingerling Potato Salad with Chive Mayonnaise</a> (Matt Taylor-Gross/)

This cool, creamy potato salad is spiked with pickle relish and red onion. Get the recipe for  <a href="http://www.saveur.com/article/Recipes/Potato-Salad-With-Red-Onion">Potato Salad with Red Onion</a>

This cool, creamy potato salad is spiked with pickle relish and red onion. Get the recipe for <a href=”http://www.saveur.com/article/Recipes/Potato-Salad-With-Red-Onion”>Potato Salad with Red Onion</a> (Matt Taylor-Gross/)

The key to this potato salad is its powerful ingredients: Cured herring and bracing red wine vinegar give each bite a pop of flavor. Get the recipe for <a href="http://www.saveur.com/potato-salad-herring-recipe">Lyonnaise Potato Salad with Herring</a>

The key to this potato salad is its powerful ingredients: Cured herring and bracing red wine vinegar give each bite a pop of flavor. Get the recipe for <a href=”http://www.saveur.com/potato-salad-herring-recipe”>Lyonnaise Potato Salad with Herring</a> (Matt Taylor-Gross/)

Serve this simple and bright potato salad warm or cold alongside grilled or roasted meats and seafood. Get the recipe for <a href="http://www.saveur.com/article/recipes/pesto-potato-salad">Pesto Potato Salad</a>

Serve this simple and bright potato salad warm or cold alongside grilled or roasted meats and seafood. Get the recipe for <a href=”http://www.saveur.com/article/recipes/pesto-potato-salad”>Pesto Potato Salad</a>

Tender grilled red-skinned potatoes are doused in herb vinaigrette in this warm salad. Get the recipe for <a href="https://www.saveur.com/article/Recipes/Warm-Red-Potato-Salad/">Warm Red Potato Salad</a>

Tender grilled red-skinned potatoes are doused in herb vinaigrette in this warm salad. Get the recipe for <a href=”https://www.saveur.com/article/Recipes/Warm-Red-Potato-Salad/”>Warm Red Potato Salad</a> (Laura Sant/)

Subarna Bhattachan, a Nepalese chef living in Lawrence, Kansas, folds a purée of cool yogurt, nutty tahini, and spicy red chiles into his fragrant take on potato salad. Get the recipe for <a href="http://www.saveur.com/article/Recipes/Curried-Potato-Salad">Curried Potato Salad</a>

Subarna Bhattachan, a Nepalese chef living in Lawrence, Kansas, folds a purée of cool yogurt, nutty tahini, and spicy red chiles into his fragrant take on potato salad. Get the recipe for <a href=”http://www.saveur.com/article/Recipes/Curried-Potato-Salad”>Curried Potato Salad</a> (James Oseland/)

A healthy dose of celery seeds and sharp Dijon mustard add a kick to this mashed potato and egg salad. Get the recipe for <a href="http://www.saveur.com/article/Recipes/Judes-Perfect-Potato-Salad">Jude's Perfect Potato Salad</a>

A healthy dose of celery seeds and sharp Dijon mustard add a kick to this mashed potato and egg salad. Get the recipe for <a href=”http://www.saveur.com/article/Recipes/Judes-Perfect-Potato-Salad”>Jude’s Perfect Potato Salad</a> (James Oseland/)

Roasted sweet potatoes are married with candied ginger in a citrus vinaigrette in a salad recipe from Kansas home cook Sue Ashline. Get the recipe for <a href="https://www.saveur.com/article/Recipes/Sweet-Potato-Salad-with-Tomatoes-and-Ginger/">Sweet Potato Salad</a>

Roasted sweet potatoes are married with candied ginger in a citrus vinaigrette in a salad recipe from Kansas home cook Sue Ashline. Get the recipe for <a href=”https://www.saveur.com/article/Recipes/Sweet-Potato-Salad-with-Tomatoes-and-Ginger/”>Sweet Potato Salad</a> (James Oseland/)

If you order one of the spectacular gumbos served at Prejean's restaurant in Lafayette, Louisiana, the wait staff will likely ask: "Would you like potato salad with that?" The version they serve isn't simply meant to be a side; here, it is common for diners to stir the salad right into the gumbo. Doing so cools the gumbo down to room temperature and adds a creaminess that's akin to melting ice cream. Get the recipe for <a href="https://www.saveur.com/article/recipes/prejeans-potato-salad/">Prejean's Potato Salad</a>

If you order one of the spectacular gumbos served at Prejean’s restaurant in Lafayette, Louisiana, the wait staff will likely ask: “Would you like potato salad with that?” The version they serve isn’t simply meant to be a side; here, it is common for diners to stir the salad right into the gumbo. Doing so cools the gumbo down to room temperature and adds a creaminess that’s akin to melting ice cream. Get the recipe for <a href=”https://www.saveur.com/article/recipes/prejeans-potato-salad/”>Prejean’s Potato Salad</a> (Chris Granger/)

Just a few simple ingredients come together for a delightfully punchy, vinegary potato salad that's perfect with any barbecue spread. Get the recipe for <a href="https://www.saveur.com/german-potato-salad-recipe/">German Potato Salad</a>

Just a few simple ingredients come together for a delightfully punchy, vinegary potato salad that’s perfect with any barbecue spread. Get the recipe for <a href=”https://www.saveur.com/german-potato-salad-recipe/”>German Potato Salad</a> (Helen Rosner/)

You've probably gone to a barbecue where you've eaten both potato salad and hot dogs—just not together. That changes now. Get the recipe for <a href="https://www.saveur.com/potato-salad-hotdog-recipe/">Potato Salad Hot Dog</a>

You’ve probably gone to a barbecue where you’ve eaten both potato salad and hot dogs—just not together. That changes now. Get the recipe for <a href=”https://www.saveur.com/potato-salad-hotdog-recipe/”>Potato Salad Hot Dog</a> (Farideh Sadeghin/)

Dill-and-new-potato salad is an iconic summer food in Sweden. In this version, sautéed kohlrabi, fresh dill, and boiled potatoes are warmed in melted butter to make a simple side dish that's perfect for picnics and backyard barbecues. Get the recipe for <a href="https://www.saveur.com/article/recipes/potatissallad-med-kalrabbi-och-dill-kohlrabi-potato-salad/">Potatissallad med Kålrabbi och Dill (Kohlrabi Potato Salad)</a>

Dill-and-new-potato salad is an iconic summer food in Sweden. In this version, sautéed kohlrabi, fresh dill, and boiled potatoes are warmed in melted butter to make a simple side dish that’s perfect for picnics and backyard barbecues. Get the recipe for <a href=”https://www.saveur.com/article/recipes/potatissallad-med-kalrabbi-och-dill-kohlrabi-potato-salad/”>Potatissallad med Kålrabbi och Dill (Kohlrabi Potato Salad)</a> (Felix Odell/)

Homemade lemon mayonnaise adds zesty flavor to these tender, coarsely mashed potatoes. Get the recipe for <a href="https://www.saveur.com/article/recipes/lemon-mayonnaise-smashed-potato-salad/">Lemon Mayonnaise Smashed Potato Salad</a>

Homemade lemon mayonnaise adds zesty flavor to these tender, coarsely mashed potatoes. Get the recipe for <a href=”https://www.saveur.com/article/recipes/lemon-mayonnaise-smashed-potato-salad/”>Lemon Mayonnaise Smashed Potato Salad</a> (Gemma and Andrew Ingalls/)

Roasting potatoes for potato salad, rather than boiling them, lends a caramelized sweetness that's offset by a tangy dressing of sour cream, mustard, and shallots. Get the recipe for <a href="https://www.saveur.com/article/Recipes/Roasted-Potato-Salad-with-Sour-Cream-and-Shallots/">Roasted Potato Salad with Sour Cream and Shallots</a>

Roasting potatoes for potato salad, rather than boiling them, lends a caramelized sweetness that’s offset by a tangy dressing of sour cream, mustard, and shallots. Get the recipe for <a href=”https://www.saveur.com/article/Recipes/Roasted-Potato-Salad-with-Sour-Cream-and-Shallots/”>Roasted Potato Salad with Sour Cream and Shallots</a> (Helen Rosner/)

Bright and aromatic with plenty of fresh parsley, this potato salad is definitive of Moroccan cuisine. Get the recipe for <a href="https://www.saveur.com/article/Recipes/Potato-Salad/">Moroccan Potato Salad</a>

Bright and aromatic with plenty of fresh parsley, this potato salad is definitive of Moroccan cuisine. Get the recipe for <a href=”https://www.saveur.com/article/Recipes/Potato-Salad/”>Moroccan Potato Salad</a> (Matt Taylor-Gross/)

Danish smoked herring, beet, and potato salad is terrific on whole wheat. Get the recipe for <a href="https://www.saveur.com/article/Recipes/Sildesalat/">Sildesalat (Danish Smoked Herring, Beet, and Potato Salad)</a>

Danish smoked herring, beet, and potato salad is terrific on whole wheat. Get the recipe for <a href=”https://www.saveur.com/article/Recipes/Sildesalat/”>Sildesalat (Danish Smoked Herring, Beet, and Potato Salad)</a> (Michael Kraus/)

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