Potato, Egg and Green Bean Salad Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Potato, Egg and Green Bean Salad Recipe
  • READY IN 25 mins

Potato, Egg and Green Bean Salad

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"Fourth generation egg farmer Chris Mullet Koop knows a thing or two about tradition, which is why his family loves this potato salad."

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins

    25 mins


  1. In a large saucepan, cover potatoes with cold salted water and bring to a boil. Cook until tender, about 10 minutes, adding beans in the last 4 or 5 minutes of cooking. When vegetables are tender, drain. Place in a large bowl; toss with 2 tbsp olive oil. Add eggs.
  2. Combine remaining 3 tbsp olive oil, vinegar, mustard, garlic, salt and pepper. Drizzle vinaigrette over vegetables and eggs; toss gently to combine. Adjust seasonings, if necessary.
  3. Serve warm.
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May 25, 2013

I know this recipe was submitted by Egg Farmers of Ontario but unfortunately I have to say that while I did enjoy this salad and will happily make it again, it is much better without the eggs for a number of reasons. First, there is no way to avoid the little egg yolk "crumbs" that cling unattractively to the potatoes and beans. Leaving out the eggs would give this a much cleaner, brighter look. Second, I believe this salad is best served at room temperature and I'd feel more comfortable doing that without the eggs. Third, while this may just be a personal thing, the texture of the eggs against the potatoes and green beans was off putting for me. Finally, it needed something "fresh" and green I think, which would not only look pretty but would give it a burst of fresh flavor it really does need - I used chopped green onion, but any fresh herb would do - tarragon and dill come to mind, or even parsley. Still, as this recipe's first reviewer, I happily report this is quite a lovely salad with a nicely seasoned, well-balanced vinaigrette.

Jun 01, 2013

I agree about not adding the eggs to the salad but I did surround the salad with quartered boiled eggs and it looked lovely, and it is best at room temp so the surrounding eggs can be addd before serving. I also do think it needed some oniony flavor so added spring green onions and that really made the dish pop. Such a pleasant fresh taste of spring in this one, it's definitely a keeper.


5 Ratings

Sep 17, 2013

Made it twice now. Easy, quick, and the kids loved it (13 years old) and they are getting picky. Good warm or cold. Next time I will try with frozen beans to see if I like it as much.

Aug 10, 2013

This was a really nice salad. I followed the suggestion of not mixing eggs throughout, but I dressed the salad first, then topped with salted egg quarters. I liked the egg a lot with it, and potato/green bean salads have been a staple of mine forever. Added green onions which I think are a necessity. Nice vinaigrette also. Next time I'd like to serve on a bed of spinach, think that will work well and look nice. Took this on a picnic and worked well for that.


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  • Calories
  • 325 kcal
  • 16%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 36.8 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol
  • 164 mg
  • 55%
  • Fat
  • 15.9 g
  • 24%
  • Fiber
  • 5.9 g
  • 24%
  • Protein
  • 10.3 g
  • 21%
  • Sodium
  • 194 mg
  • 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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