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Spicy Potato Salad

Spice up an old favourite with this tasty twist on a simple potato salad. Thanks to Gillian for this delicious recipe.

Time 20 minutes
Skill Level Easy

Ingredients List

Serves 4
  • 800 g new potatoes
  • 90 g rocket
  • 400 g jar of peppadew peppers
  • 2 spring onions
  • 4 tbsp flaxseed oil
  • to taste salt and pepper


  1. Wash the potatoes and cut them into quarters lengthways.
  2. Bring potatoes to the boil in salted water and simmer until cooked, but still firm (this should take 12-15 mins, depending on size of potatoes.)
  3. Meanwhile make a dressing by whisking together the flaxseed oil and vinegar, with seasoning to taste.
  4. Drain the peppadew peppers and roughly chop.
  5. Finely slice the spring onions (including the green part.)
  6. Drain the potatoes and allow them to steam dry for a couple of minutes.
  7. Scatter the rocket leaves over a large platter or individual plates. 
  8. Combine the potato pieces and peppers in a bowl and coatt with half the dressing. Spoon the mixture over the rocket leaves, and sprinkle with the sliced spring onions.  
  9. Drizzle with the rest of the dressing and serve.