For the dog days of summer, nothing beats a fresh potato salad. It's a great side dish, it's perfect for the picnic and it plays well with other ingredients,
especially smoked meats like ham, turkey or fish. You decide just how rich you want it: If you add shrimp or crayfish, then the salad goes from a side dish to the main dish. We found this recipe “Potatissallad med sparris” at alltommat.se.
Ingredients for a salad for 4: 2 lbs new potatoes
500 g green asparagus
1 red onion, chopped
3 Tablespoons dill, chopped
1 Tablespoon mustard (coarse-grained)
1.5 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 Tablespoon water
1/3 cup cold pressed rapeseed oil
salt and black pepper to taste
For the dressing: Stir mustard, lemon and water. Add oil, a little bit at a time. Taste with salt and pepper.
Boil the potatoes in lightly salted water. Let it cool slightly, and cut into smaller pieces. Pour the dressing on top.
Cut off the rough part of the asparagus, and boil in lightly salted water for approximately 4 minutes, it should be a bit al dente. Then cut it in smaller pieces.
Carefully mix potatoes, asparagus, onion, and dill. Put the salad on a plate.
Add any kind of seafood, smoked turkey, chicken or meat to create a tasty dish to serve beachside or at the lake with bread and drinks of your choice.