Lemon- Basil Roasted Potato Salad

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Roasted potatoes make for a great potato salad in this recipe for Lemon- Basil Roasted Potato Salad

Lemon Basil Roasted Potato Salad

Lemon- Basil Roasted Potato Salad

Yield: 10 to 12 servings

Prep Time:20 min

Cook Time:25 min


2 1/2 pounds small Yukon gold or red potatoes, cut into eighths
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
4 cloves garlic, finely minced
1/3 cup chopped fresh basil
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2/3 cup olive oil (or a little less)
1/2 medium red onion, thinly sliced
1/3 cup grated fresh Parmesan
3 to 4 slices thick bacon, cooked and crumbled (optional)


1. Preheat oven to 450°F. Line a rimmed baking sheet pan with foil.

2. Coat potatoes with 2 tablespoons olive oil and place on prepared pan. Roast 20 to 25 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until tender and golden. Remove from oven and let cool.

3. In a small bowl, mix lemon juice, garlic, basil, dijon, salt and pepper. Whisk in 2/3 cup olive oil in a slow, steady stream.

4. Place potatoes and onion in a large bowl. Gently toss with dressing. Sprinkle with Parmesan and bacon.


*If you are preparing this recipe as GLUTEN-FREE, just be sure to use brands of Dijon and bacon that are known to be GF.

SOURCE: RecipeGirl.com (via 'Charley' on CLBB)

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  • Christine wrote:

    Hi there,

    Can you tell me how many this recipe serves?

    • Lori Lange wrote:

      It serves 10 to 12.