Italian Potato Salad Recipe

Flenn November 4, 2020

How To Make How To Make Italian Potato Salad

This potato salad is an explosion of earthy flavors from a variety of herbs and vegetables that will remind you of a good Italian cuisine.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 8 minutes
Chill Time: 2 hours 30 minutes
Total: 2 hours 58 minutes


Potato Salad

  • lbYukon goldor red potatoes
  • 2fresh baby arugulalarge
  • 2cupsbaby mozzarella balls
  • 2cupscherry tomatoesor grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1jarartichoke heartsdrained and halved
  • 1cupItalian salamidiced (optional)
  • ½cupblack olivessliced
  • ½red onionsmall, thinly sliced
  • cupfresh basil leavesfinely chopped
  • Parmesan cheesegrated, for serving (optional)

Italian Vinaigrette

  • cupolive oil
  • 3tbspred wine vinegar
  • 2tspdijon mustard
  • 1tspthymedried
  • 1tspfine sea salt
  • ½tspblack pepperfreshly cracked


  1. Place the diced potatoes in a large stockpot and add enough water so that the potatoes are covered by 1 inch. Cook over medium-high heat until the water reaches a boil. 

  2. Reduce heat to medium to maintain the simmer, and continue cooking the potatoes for 5 to 8 minutes or until the potatoes pierce easily with a fork.

  3. Drain the potatoes in a colander and let cool for 20 to 30 minutes.

  4. Whisk together the vinaigrette ingredients in a bowl until evenly combined.

  5. Once the potatoes are ready combine them in a large serving bowl with the dressing, arugula, mozzarella, tomatoes, artichokes, olives, onion, salami, and basil. Toss gently until evenly combined.

  6. Taste and season with additional salt and pepper if needed, to taste. Serve immediately, sprinkled with Parmesan cheese. Or cover the bowl and refrigerate for 1 to 2 hours and then serve the potato salad chilled.

  7. Refrigerate any leftovers in a sealed container for up to 3 days.


  • Calories: 353.98kcal
  • Fat: 21.34g
  • Saturated Fat: 5.89g
  • Trans Fat: 0.14g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 12.06g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.66g
  • Carbohydrates: 29.64g
  • Fiber: 4.76g
  • Sugar: 3.21g
  • Protein: 12.19g
  • Cholesterol: 37.88mg
  • Sodium: 652.58mg
  • Calcium: 121.18mg
  • Potassium: 921.68mg
  • Iron: 2.45mg
  • Vitamin A: 65.32µg
  • Vitamin C: 38.40mg
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