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

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Stage 1 - 15 min.
Piedmont salad
Prepare 200 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.
Piedmont salad
Boil 400 g potatoes, peel and cut in half lengthways, then into small pieces.

Stage 3 - 20 min.
Piedmont salad
Slice 4 hard-boiled eggs when cooled.

Cut 100 g cervelas into small dices.

Stage 4 - 5 min.
Piedmont salad
Slice 30 g gherkins in vinegar.

Stage 5 - 3 min.
Piedmont salad
Roughly chop the parsley.

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

Stage 7 - 3 min.
Piedmont salad
Add 200 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 .
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
4,852 Kcal or 20,314 Kj68 gr89 gr469 gr
243 %26 %8 %71 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
429 Kcal or 1,796 Kj6 gr8 gr42 gr
21 %2 %1 %6 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
809 Kcal or 3,387 Kj11 gr15 gr78 gr
40 %4 %1 %12 %
% 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).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Egg, Sulfites, Mustard
How much will it cost?
  • For 6 people : 3.45 €
  • Per person : 0.58 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
PotatoesPotatoes: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Endives "bonne femme", Potato wallets, Big knife-cut chips (French fries) , Smoky potato and potimarron gratin, Grated potato cakes, ... All
MayonnaiseMayonnaise: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Vegetable tartare, Breton Sandwich, Breton coleslaw, Surprise bread, Eggs with mayonnaise, ... All
TomatoTomato: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: How to prepare tomatoes, Tomatoes Provençal, Minestrone, Tomato sauce (with fresh tomatoes), Tomato omelette, ... All
CervelasCervelas: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Cervelas salad, Green Piedmont 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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