Finnish Potato Salad Recipe

This Finnish potato salad recipe is a nice variation from the American classic.
By Karen Keb
Capper’s Farmer Holiday Special, Winter 2012
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Finnish potato salad is creamy and delicious.
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Finnish Potato Salad Recipe

3 pounds potatoes
2 cups mayonnaise
1/2 cup Dijon-style mustard
1/2 cup red wine vinegar
4 large scallions, sliced
1 large carrot, scraped, shredded
1 large rib of celery, finely diced
Salt and ground black pepper to taste
8 small red cabbage leaves, rinsed dried
1/4 cup chopped parsley

Scrub and cut potatoes in half. Boil for 20 minutes, or until tender. Drain and cool.

In a large bowl, mix mayonnaise, mustard and vinegar. Add scallions, carrot, celery, and salt and pepper. Dice potatoes, combine with mayonnaise mixture, and refrigerate.

To serve voileipäpöytä style, place the 8 red cabbage leaves, cup style, on a serving plate. Spoon salad onto red cabbage leaves and sprinkle with chopped parsley.








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