Italian Potato Salad

The Bella Vita
by The Bella Vita
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50 min

If you're in the mood for a light and refreshing salad, this Italian potato and green bean salad is sure to hit the spot.

With a mix of tender potatoes, crisp green beans, and tangy dressing, this salad is perfect for any occasion, from a summer picnic to a family dinner. Plus, it's easy to make and packed with flavor, making it a crowd-pleaser for vegans and meat-eaters alike.

italian potato salad

To start making this delicious Italian potato and green bean salad, you'll need to cook the potatoes and green beans.

Begin by washing the potatoes.

Then, trim the ends off the green beans and cut them into 2-inch pieces. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil and add the potatoes. Cook for about 30 minutes or until they are tender.

Then, add the green beans and cook for an additional 10 minutes or until they are crisp-tender. Drain the vegetables and rinse them under cold water to stop the cooking process.

fresh green beans for potato salad

Once the potatoes and green beans are cooked to your liking, drain them and transfer them to a large mixing bowl, and slice the onion.

Pour the dressing over the vegetables and toss gently to coat. Be sure to mix well so that all of the vegetables are evenly coated with the dressing.

italian potato salad in a bowl

This Italian potato and green bean salad is a perfect side dish for any meal and is sure to impress your guests with its fresh and flavorful taste.

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  • Prep time: 10 Minutes Cook time: 40 Minutes Total time: 50 min
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  • 5 Large potatoes
  • 2 cups Green bean
  • 3 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 Tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • Salt, black pepper & oregano to taste
  • 1 Red Onion

Slice the onion.
Wash the potatoes well and boil them with all their skins on in cold salted water.
Let them cook for about 25 to 30 minutes.
As soon as they are cooked, peel them, let them cool then cut them into chunks.
Cut of the ends of the green beans, wash them and steam them for 5 minutes or in salted water for 10 minutes.
In a small bowl prepare the dressing with extra virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegar and oregano.
Compose the salad in a large salad bowl by placing the peeled and chopped potatoes, well-drained green beans, and d onion.
Add the dressing with the oil and mix well. Allow to rest in the refrigerator.
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