Piedmont salad

Piedmont salad
Piedmont salad is a mix of potaotes, tomatoes, hard-boiled eggs, gherkins and cervelas sausage dressed with mayonnaise.
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Last modified on: September 29th 2012

Keywords for this recipe:SaladPiedmontItalyPotatoesCervelasMayo
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Step by step recipe

Stage 1 - 15 min.
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Prepare 67 g tomato and, after cutting into small pieces, salt and leave to wait in a sieve to draw out some of the juice.

Stage 2 - 30 min.
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Boil 133 g potatoes, peel and cut in half lengthways, then into small pieces.

Stage 3 - 20 min.
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Slice 1 hard-boiled egg when cooled.

Cut 33 g cervelas into small dices.

Stage 4 - 5 min.
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Slice 10 g gherkins in vinegar.

Stage 5 - 3 min.
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Roughly chop the parsley.

Stage 6 - 3 min.
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Put all the ingredients into a salad bowl.

Stage 7 - 3 min.
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Add 67 g Mayonnaise and mix well.

Leave for at least an hour before serving to allow the potatoes to absorb some of the creaminess of the mayonnaise.
You can replace the cervelas with another kind of meat or sausage of your choice, but still cut into small dice. For a vegetarian version, just leave it out.

You can replace the mayonnaise with a rémoulade dressing if you prefer. As for all salad recipes, this can be varied to suit your taste (a little more of this or a little less of that).
A day or 2 in the fridge if the bowl is covered with plastic film .
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
730 Kcal or 3,056 Kj14 gr29 gr62 gr
37 %5 %3 %9 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
203 Kcal or 850 Kj4 gr8 gr17 gr
10 %1 %1 %3 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
365 Kcal or 1,528 Kj7 gr14 gr31 gr
18 %3 %1 %5 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
How much will it cost?
  • For 2 people : 1.10 €
  • Per person : 0.55 €

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Home made.
This recipe uses (among others)
PotatoesPotatoes: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Truffade, Fisherman's Ragout, How to cook potato grenaille , Vegetable pie, Real home-made chips* , ... All
TomatoTomato: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Green beans with tomatoes, Hot tomato sauce, Minestrone, Stuffed tomatoes and courgettes, Mediterranean toast, ... All
MayonnaiseMayonnaise: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Crunchy courgette and mushroom salad, Avocado with Sautéed Prawns , Macédoine of vegetables, Surprise bread, Crab Cakes, ... All
CervelasCervelas: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Green Piedmont Salad, Cervelas salad, ... All
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  • This has to be my very best favorite way to prepare potato salad. However, jh, I never thought to add cervelas, or any other kind of meat besides ham. Thanks for the clue and sharing...

    Hope all is well with you and yours,
    Posted by Louise june 7th 2011 at 02:10 (n° 1)
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