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Danish Cold Potato Salad

Dansk kold kartoffelsalat

Potatoes are a Danish staple, and treated with much respect. The potato is more than filler in Denmark, and a recipe from Denmark expects that you will take the time to prepare something delightful. Wow your friends with this authentic potato salad recipe.

Serves 4

  • 2 pounds of boiled potatoes (sliced after they cool down)
  • 2 chopped hardboiled eggs (cooled down)
  • 2 tablespoons fine chopped shallot onions
  • 3-5 fine chopped celery
  • 1 fine chopped cucumber
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • 1 dl heavy cream 38%
  • 2-3 teaspoons salt
  • ½ teaspoon fresh black pepper
  • 3 teaspoons French mustard
  • 2-3 tablespoons vinegar
  • 100 gram Mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice 

To put on top

  • 1 hardboiled egg
  • 1 tomato
  •  Chopped parsley
  • Cut the potatoes in small squares, and put them into a big bowl.
  • Add shallot onions, eggs, celery and cucumber to the potatoes.
  • Mix vinegar, cream, salt and pepper, and pour it into the bowl.
  • Wait for 10 minutes and then add the mayonnaise.
  • Place the salad in a cold place for about 1 hour.
  • Add the lemon juice and more salt and pepper if necessary. 
  • If the salad seems to dry, add more cream.
  • Before serving ad hardboiled egg, tomato and parsley on top of salad

LastUpdate: 2015-04-21 09:06:07