It is the best.

Just a few lil’ baby red potatoes.

Some fresh parsley.

A bit o’ fresh mint.

Combined for a fabulous parsley pesto.

Perfect for Summer.

And Spring.

For Cinco de Mayo.

Or Mother’s Day.

Or simply eaten right out of your Tupperware with a spoon.

Anyway you choose, it’ll be tasty.

I promise.

It’s positively fabulous.

And the pine nuts, well let’s just say they add a fabulous kick to make this potato salad a real winner.

Gluten-Free and Vegan; what else can you ask for?

Simple. Pure. Perfect.


Positively The Best Potato Salad with Parsley Pesto

Gluten-Free and Vegan

Serves 4


  • 2 lbs. small red new potatoes, scrubbed
  • 1/2 cup fresh curly parsley, finely chopped plus more for garnish
  • 1/3 cup fresh mint leaves, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 2 tsp. white balsamic vinegar
  • Sea salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/4 tsp. curry
  • 1/4 tsp. chili powder


  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil; cook potatoes until soft but not falling apart, approximately 25 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in a food processor, combine parsley, mint, pine nuts, garlic, olive oil, vinegar, sea salt and pepper; pulse until well combined. Transfer to a large bowl.
  3. Drain potatoes; slice in half as soon as they’re cool enough to handle.ย  Gently toss potatoes with parsley pesto mixture; season with curry and chili powder.
  4. Garnish with additional parsley; serve chilled or at room temperature.
  5. Enjoy!

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  1. Greetings from Canada!! Okay, this sounds awesome!! However…. up here Pine Nuts seem to be approximately the price of gold. Okay, maybe not that much, but still ๐Ÿ™ can another type of nut be used and taste equally good?

    thanks so much Deb

    1. Thanks Deb! Great to hear from you! I have also used peants and cashews! Have a wonderful 4th of July!

    1. Thank you Ricki; love ya darling! SOOO excited to see you in Cali in 2 weeks; LOVED meeting you in Chicago last weekend. xoxo Enjoy your weekend!

    1. Awww; you are too sweet. So great to hear from you! I miss you and hope to see you again soon. Hope all’s well down in Richmond. Have a great day and hope to chit chat soon; let’s catch up n’ chat when you’re free. xoxo