Potato Salad with Tarragon and Shallots

The addition of tarragon and shallots to this beloved summer staple makes it even tastier.

Potato Salad with Tarragon and Shallots Potato Salad with Tarragon and Shallots
This recipe enlivens an old-fashioned American favorite with some surprising—but welcome—flavors.
Yield: serves 6-8

Ingredients

  • 2 lb. fingerling potatoes, halved
  • 3 tbsp. vinegar
  • 1 shallot, peeled and minced
  • 3 tbsp. fresh tarragon, chopped
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 3-4 tbsp. mayonnaise

Instructions

  1. Boil fingerling potatoes in a large pot of salted water over high heat until tender, 10–20 minutes. Drain. Transfer to a bowl.
  2. Add vinegar, shallots, tarragon, and salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste. Mix gently, let cool, then mix in mayonnaise.