Life Changing Herbed Vegan Potato Salad

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Introducing the life-changing herbed vegan potato salad. It’s not just another spud in the mud. This salad, packed with the punch of fresh herbs, is sure to give potato salad skeptics a run for their money. 🥔💚

What makes it so special? It’s not every day that potatoes, humbly resting in their underground abodes, get to shine in such a glorious way. As the salad’s main star, they surely know how to put on a show. And trust me, it’s a spud-tacular sight!

A Symphony of Herbs

But it’s not just the potatoes that take the spotlight here. No, no! This salad gets its unique flavor profile from a symphony of fresh herbs. Think rosemary, thyme, and parsley, all dancing in perfect harmony. 🌿

Tip: Use fresh herbs for a brighter flavor. Dried herbs can be used, but they don’t provide the same vibrancy as their fresh counterparts.

A Different Kind of Creaminess

Where’s the cream, you ask? Well, in this vegan version, the traditional mayo gets a break. In its place, a secret weapon is employed to provide that creamy texture we all know and love: avocado. It’s like a green genie making all your creamy dreams come true! 🥑✨

Tip: Ensure your avocado is perfectly ripe for a creamy and flavorful dressing.

So, are you ready to let this herbed vegan potato salad cast its spell on you? Get ready for a culinary adventure that’s sure to leave a lasting impression. After all, this isn’t called a ‘life-changing’ potato salad for nothing!

Tip: Make this salad a day ahead. The flavors meld together, and it tastes even better the next day!

Life Changing Herbed Vegan Potato Salad

Course: SaladCuisine: American


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A hearty and flavorful potato salad with a symphony of herbs and a creamy avocado dressing.


  • 2 pounds potatoes, cubed

  • 1 ripe avocado

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley

  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary

  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme

  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Boil the cubed potatoes in salted water until tender. Drain and allow to cool.
  • In a blender, combine the ripe avocado, lemon juice, Dijon mustard, and olive oil. Blend until smooth and creamy.
  • Pour the avocado dressing over the cooled potatoes.
  • Add the chopped parsley, rosemary, and thyme. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Mix gently until all the potatoes are coated with the dressing and herbs.
  • Chill in the refrigerator for at least an hour before serving.


  • This potato salad tastes even better the next day when the flavors have had time to meld together.
  • You can customize this recipe by adding other herbs or veggies according to your preference.
  • Make sure the potatoes are fully cooled before adding the dressing to prevent the avocado from browning.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Can I use other types of potatoes?
A: Yes, you can use any kind of potato you prefer or have on hand. Just make sure to adjust the cooking time as needed.

Q: Can I add other vegetables to the salad?
A: Definitely! Feel free to add in chopped bell peppers, onions, or even grated carrots for extra color and crunch.

Q: Can I make this salad ahead of time?
A: Yes, this salad can be made a day ahead and stored in the refrigerator. The flavors will meld together and it’ll taste even better the next day.

Q: How long can I store this salad in the fridge?
A: This potato salad can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days.

Jamie Anderson
Jamie Anderson
Hey there! I'm Jamie Anderson. Born and raised in the heart of New York City, I've always had this crazy love for food and the stories behind it. I like to share everything from those "Aha!" cooking moments to deeper dives into what's really happening in the food world. Whether you're here for a trip down culinary memory lane, some kitchen hacks, or just curious about your favorite eateries, I hope you find something delightful!

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