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How to Make French Style Grilled Red Potato Salad

Total Time50 mins
Keyword: grilled potato salad


  • 2 ½ pounds small new potatoes (red and yellow), scrubbed
  • ½ cup olive oil, divided
  • 3 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsp whole-grain mustard
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 small red onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • 8 cornichon, finely diced
  • 2 tbsp capers, drained
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • ¼ cup coarsely chopped fresh chervil, for garnish


  • In a medium saucepan, cover the potatoes with water and add 2 tablespoons salt. Bring to a boil then reduce heat and let simmer until tender.
  • Drain potatoes and slice in half once cool.
  • Heat the grill to medium.
  • In a large bowl mix the potatoes with 1/4 cup oil and season with salt and pepper.
  • Place the potatoes on the grill, cut-side down and grill until lightly golden brown.
  • Turn the potatoes over and continue grilling until just cooked through.
  • While the potatoes are grilling, whisk together the vinegar, both mustards, and 1/4 cup oil in a large bowl.
  • Stir in the red onion, cornichon, and capers.
  • Remove the potatoes from the grill and immediately add them to the bowl with the other ingredients. Stir gently to combine and season with salt and pepper.
  • Let the potatoes sit at room temperature for at least 15 minutes before serving. Top with chopped chervil.