Spring dressed potatoes

Its a shame that weather, here in UK, doesnt really feel like spring – the winds and down pours have taken over instead. But fear not…a quick whisk and at least your lunch can make you feel like spring is in the air!

Spring dressed potatoes

Spring dressed potatoes

Ingredients

2 medium boiled and cubed potatoes, a handful of boiled edamame beans (alternatively use any large beans like broad beans or kidney beans), 2 chopped spring onions, handful of finely chopped mint and coriander, ½ tablespoon roasted sun flower seeds, 1 tablespoon of broken walnuts, ½ chopped red pepper, a pinch of chilli flakes (or as per taste), salt and pepper to taste, 2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil, 1 tablespoon whole grain mustard, 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar, ¼ tablespoon maple syrup (alternatively, use sugar or honey in the same quantity)

 

Method

  1. In a small bowl, mix together the balsamic vinegar, maple syrup, extra virgin olive oil, whole grain mustard and chilli flakes. Give it a good whisk and keep aside for 5 minutes. Use this as the dressing.
  2. In a salad bowl, add all the remaining vegetables and nuts.
  3. Add salt and pepper to taste and dress the salad with the above made dressing.
  4. Serve with buttered crusty bread.
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