insalata-patate-erbe-aromaticheHerbed potato salad. This light entree also tastes great cold, and is ideal for summer. Accompanied by fresh citrus juice, it provides a full dose of vitamin C, an important nutrient

Difficulty: easy
Cost: low
Category: second courses
Cuisine: Italian
Portions: 2
Cooking method: boiling
Preparation time: 10 min. + potato cooling time
Cooking time: 20 min.
Total time: 30 min. + potato cooling time

Herbed potato salad is a light, cold dish, suitable for dietary regimens. The addition of lemon makes it a fragrant and healthy dish. Citrus fruits are invaluable allies of the cardiovascular system and the antioxidant power of the vitamin C in them not only protects the skin and cells of our entire body from the damaging effects of free radicals, but also boosts our immune system defences.

So let’s make a tasty and light Herbed Potato Salad!

Ingredients

  • 6 new potatoes
  • 1 shallot
  • 2 celery hearts
  • parsley to taste
  • basil to taste
  • chives to taste
  • 4 tablespoons Limmi lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

For the juice

  • 1 orange
  • 1 pink grapefruit
  • 1 teaspoon Limmi lemon juice

Equipment: Pot

Preparation

Wash the potatoes and, without peeling them, place them in a pot filled with cold water. Once the water boils, let them cook for about 20 minutes.
Meanwhile, wash and clean the celery, and slice it into 1/2 cm. long chunks. Clean the shallot and finely chop it. Wash the parsley and basil.
Once the potatoes are done, let them cool and peel them.
In a bowl, mix the extra-virgin olive oil with the Limmi lemon juice and a pinch of salt till well blended.
Cut the cold potatoes into large chunks and place them in a bowl together with the celery and shallot. Coat them with the oil and lemon dressing. Lastly, sprinkle with shredded parsley and a few basil leaves.
Serve with a glass of fresh juice made with one orange, a grapefruit and Limmi lemon juice.

Buon appetito!