This no mayo potato salad is a healthy and super flavorful side dish. Instead of a mayo based dressing, it’s tossed with a tangy basil vinaigrette. Sun-dried tomatoes add a burst of flavor, and baby spinach brings color and a kick of fiber. This healthy side dish is a total crowd pleaser, and a snap to pull together.
This recipe was originally published May 31, 2017. It was updated on May 24, 2019 with new photos, recipe video, additional content, and tips.
There is no better way to declare that summer is imminent than by making a good old-fashioned potato salad.
Potato salad is one of my favorite ways to feed a crowd, and ranks high on my list of go-to potluck and picnic foods. Just like its close friend pasta salad, potato salad is portable, easy to prepare in advance, crowd friendly, and at its best when served at room temperature. Can you say perfect party food?
Unfortunately I’m not really a fan of mayo. Furthermore, who wants to tuck into a mayo-laden picnic salad that’s been sitting in the sun for an hour? Not you? Nah, me either.
Cue this no mayo potato salad tossed with tangy basil vinaigrette.
This recipe is a flavorful, nutritional powerhouse with creamy, perfectly cooked potatoes, scads of fresh basil, sun-dried tomatoes, and baby greens. It’s also vegan, dairy free, and gluten free, so it can be enjoyed by friends of all dietary persuasions.
This no mayo potato salad can be served cold or room temperature, and only improves with time. AKA, you will be the talk of the party with this healthy make-ahead salad in tow! …