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Potato Salad with Parsley

VegCookBook by Praveena
Homemade, Easy Colourful Salad / Side made with fresh ingredients and simple plant based dressing. Both Stove top & Instant pot methods given with step wise pics, tips.
Prep Time 20 mins
Make Time 10 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Accompaniment, Appetizer, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine English
Servings 4 people

Ingredients
  

  • 5 count White / Red Potatoes (medium size)
  • ½ pint Baby Tomatoes (plum / cherry) (250 gms)
  • ¼ cup Pumpkin Seeds (dry roasted / toasted)
  • ½ to 1 cup Fresh Parsley (finely chopped)
  • 1 cup Green Cucumber / English Cucumber (diced)
  • 1 teaspoon Sea Salt (or as per taste)
  • 1 teaspoon Ground Black Pepper (or as per taste)
  • 2 tablespoons Balsamic Vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon Juice

Instructions
 

STOVE TOP METHOD TO BOIL THE POTATOES:

  • Into a sauce pan, add 4 cups of water, drop the potatoes, place the lid on.
    Put the vessel on stove top under high flame for 20 mins.

INSTANT POT METHOD TO BOIL THE POTATOES:

  • Pour 2 cups of water into the inner pot.
    Place all the washed potatoes into a steel vessel and put the vessel on the steel stand that fits in the Instant pot vessel.
    Close the IP lid & valve.Set to PRESSURE COOK mode, for 5 mins under HIGH PRESSURE.
  • Later, Release the pressure either naturally (NPR). This takes 10 more mins approximately.
    Put the boiled potatoes in cold water,peel the skin and dice them into cubes.

TO MAKE THE SALAD:

  • Into a large mixing bowl, transfer the diced potatoes, cucumbers, tomatoes,parsley.
    For the dressing, in a small bowl, take the olive oil, salt, balsamic vinegar, ground black pepper, lemon juice and whisk them until mixed.
  • Drizzle the dressing onto the diced veggie bowl. Using 2 spoons each on one hand, gently toss until well coated.
    Finally, top up with toasted pumpkin seeds. Done!

Notes

Please see the MAIN POST for step wise PICS & TIPS.
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