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Potato Salad With Pesto Mayonnaise

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Do you want a great in taste Potato Salad With Pesto Mayonnaise recipe? I have a weakness for potatoes, thus I prepare this recipe often. This salad is a winner as a Side Dish! Roll up your sleeves and try this yummy Potato Salad With Pesto Mayonnaise recipe.
Ingredients
  Small new potatoes 3 Pound (1.5 Kilogram)
  Salt To Taste
  Pine nuts 60 Milliliter (1/4 Cup)
  Basil leaves 4
  Egg yolks 3
  Dijon mustard 1 Teaspoon (5 Milliliter)
  White wine vinegar 15 Milliliter (1 Tablespoon)
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), peeled
  Olive oil 375 Milliliter (1 1/2 Cups)
  Pepper To Taste
  Fresh basil 125 Milliliter (1/2 Cup)
  Fresh parsley 60 Milliliter (1/4 Cup)
  Parmesan cheese 60 Milliliter (1/4 Cup)
Directions

GETTING READY
1 Wash and scrub the potatoes.
2 In a pan, bring salted water to a boil.

MAKING
3 Cook the potatoes in boiling water until just tender, about 20 minutes.
4 Drain and cool.
5 To make Pesto Mayonnaise, in a blender or food processor jar, place egg yolks with mustard, vinegar and garlic.
6 Blend until smooth.
7 Gradually add the oil in a slow steady stream, blending constantly until a thick mayonnaise has formed.
8 Season well with salt and pepper.
9 Add basil and parsley and blend until smooth.
10 Add Parmesan cheese and blend until combined.
11 Gradually fold the prepared sauce through warm potatoes.
12 Transfer the mixture into a serving bowl.
13 In a dry frying pan, lightly toast pine nuts.
14 Sprinkle over the potato salad.

SERVING
15 Garnish with fresh basil leaves and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Mixing
Dish: 
Salad
Ingredient: 
Potato
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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