Potato salad with smoked salmon and ruby grapefruit

A fresh twist on a classic salad.
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Recipe from: 19 November 2015
Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 10 min


  • 400
    potatoes, peeled
  • 200
    smoked salmon, flaked
  • 2
    ruby grapefruit, peeled and cut into segments (reserve the juice)
  • 50
    fresh watercress
  • 60
    fresh dill, chopped
  • 15
    olive oil
  • 5
    wholegrain mustard
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
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Boil the potatoes for 10-15 minutes in salted water until just cooked. Drain, leave to cool and cut into quarters.

Arrange the salad ingredients on a serving platter.

Prepare the dressing: Beat 20ml of the grapefruit juice into the mustard. Slowly beat in the oil and season with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Drizzle the dressing over the salad just before serving.

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