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Potato and Apple Salad with Cream Dressing

There are many variations on the classic potato salad recipe. This one renews the tradition with the addition of apples, celery and walnuts and a pleasantly creamy dressing. Crisp, fresh and nutritious, this salad is simple to prepare and can be served as a side dish or a light lunch.

Yields 4 Servings
potato and apple salad with cream dressing


  • 1 lb (450 g) small red potatoes diced
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) chopped parsley
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) sugar
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) salt
  • ground black pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) 35 % cream
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) fresh lemon juice
  • 2 medium red apples
  • 2 celery ribs sliced
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) chopped green onions
  • walnuts or crumbled Canadian Blue Cheese
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In a covered saucepan simmer potatoes until tender about 7 to 10 minutes; cool.

In a small bowl whisk next seven ingredientsDice apples and combine in a large bowl with cooled potatoes, celery and green onions.

Pour cream dressing over the potato mixture and toss.

Sprinkle with chopped walnuts or blue cheese.


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Nutritional information

Per serving
Energy: 278 Calories
Protein: 5 g
Carbohydrate: 35 g
Fat: 14 g
Fibre: 4.9 g
Sodium: 794 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

(% DV*)
Calcium: 9 % / 97 mg
Folate: 18 %
Magnesium: 17 %
Vitamin B6: 16 %
Vitamin C: 32 %