Plate of potato salad with cilantro
13 Classic Potato Salads From Around The World
Greek potato salad, aka patatosalata, gives the humble potato a fresh twist to create a light side dish that pairs perfectly with many Mediterranean meals.
The salad is made of potatoes, crumbled feta, red onion, and capers tossed in a tangy sauce of olive oil, lemon juice, herbs, and black pepper for a light, mayo-free potato salad.
Dominican Republic
Dominican potato salad exists in two variations, which are ensalada rusa (Russian potato salad) and ensalada mixta. They differ by one ingredient: beetroot.
The salad is made of potatoes, carrots, boiled eggs, green peas, sweet corn, and optional beetroot which are all mixed with mayo, vinegar, and seasonings.
France has a reputation as home to haute cuisine with simple ingredients, so it’s no surprise that French potato salad is sophisticated yet straightforward.
The dish is set apart by its tangy vinaigrette made of wholegrain mustard, champagne vinegar, olive oil, minced garlic, and chopped dill and parsley for a zesty, herby bite.
Known as Sichuan stir-fried potatoes, Chinese potato salad turns everything you know about potato salad on its head. It's stir-fried and served hot and crunchy.
The salad is made of finely shredded potatoes, Sichuan peppercorns, ginger, garlic, and red chilis all fried in a mix of soy sauce, sesame oil, sugar, and chicken stock.
The United Kingdom
Picnicking is a quintessential British pastime and no outdoor feast is complete without heaping servings of classic, creamy British potato salad.
The salad is made of boiled baby potatoes tossed in a sauce of mayonnaise, chives, olive oil, vinegar, onions, and salt and pepper with optional minced dill or pickles.