Honey and thyme baby potato salad

Landscaping cape townPotato salad is such a favourite braai accompaniment, usually smothered with mayonnaise.  This variation uses baby potatoes and a fresh thyme dressing to make things interesting.

Ingredients

  • 500g baby potatoes
  • 150g green beans
  • 1 red onion
  • 5 stalks of fresh thyme
  • 2tbsp honey
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp dijon mustard
  • salt and pepper
  • 1/2 cup of vegetable oil
  • crispy fried bacon, crumbled feta, or crispy onion bits to top off with

Method

  • Half and boil the baby potatoes until just cooked through. ┬áLeave to cool.Landscaping cape town
  • Cut the green beans into thirds, and cook in boiling water for 2 minutes, then plunge into cold water.
  • Finely chop the red onion.
  • For the dressing, remove the thyme leaves from the stalks, and put them in a food processor with the honey, vinegar, mustard, and salt and pepper.
  • Blend until combined, then with the food processor running, begin adding the oil in a very slow, steady stream until you have a pale, thickened dressing.
  • Combine the baby potatoes, green beans and red onion, toss with the dressing, and top the salad with crispy bacon, crumbled feta or crispy onion bits to serve.

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