New Potato Salad

Potato salad with fresh mint and crispy bacon
The whole family will adore this new potato salad! Lavished with peas, mint, crisp bacon and a creamy dressing, there's no better summer side dish!

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Salad, Side Dish
Servings 4 people


  • 700 g small new season NZ potatoes
  • 300 g frozen peas or baby peas
  • 2 rashers streaky bacon
  • 1 bunch fresh mint leaves chopped
  • cup aioli or mayo
  • cup natural yoghurt
  • 1 lemon juice and zest
  • Salt and pepper


  • Bring a large saucepan of salted water to the boil. Add the new potatoes along with a few sprigs of mint to the water and boil for 8-10 minutes or until tender. Add the peas for the final minute of cooking. Drain then set aside.
  • Meanwhile fry the bacon in a saucepan on high heat, until golden brown and crisp. Remove from the heat and chop into small pieces. Set aside.
  • In a small bowl mix the aioli/mayo, yoghurt, lemon juice and zest, chopped mint leaves, salt and pepper until combined. Taste and check for seasoning.
  • In a large bowl carefully mix the creamy dressing into the potatoes and peas. Garnish with crispy bacon pieces and extra mint leaves. Can be served hot or cold. Enjoy!
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