Dijon Potato & Green Bean Salad

Dijon Potato & Green Bean Salad
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Recipe type: Salad
Serves: 5-6
 
Ingredients
  • 4 eggs
  • ½ lb. green beans (around 3 c.), snapped, large ones cut in half
  • 2 lb. new potatoes (around 6 medium-large potatoes), whole with peels
  • ½ c. thinly sliced sweet onion or shallot
  • 2 Tbsp. Dijon mustard
  • 2 tsp. honey
  • 2 tsp. sherry vinegar
  • 1 tsp. dried tarragon (or 1 Tbsp. fresh)
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • 3 Tbsp. Driftless sunflower oil
  • ⅓ c. fresh parsley, chopped
Instructions
  1. Hard boil eggs & let cool.
  2. Bring salted water to boil in a medium sauce pan.
  3. Add green beans & blanch for about 2 minutes.
  4. Using a slotted spoon, remove them & immediately plunge into a bowl of ice water to cool. Drain.
  5. Add new potatoes & boil until just tender, 15-20 minutes.
  6. Drain & fill with cold water to cool.
  7. Meanwhile, in a medium serving bowl, whisk together mustard, honey, vinegar, tarragon, salt & pepper.
  8. Continue whisking while adding oil.
  9. Slice potatoes & eggs.
  10. Gently toss green beans & onions into dressing, then fold in potatoes & eggs.
  11. Serve with parsley.