In collaboration with Sainsbury’s British Gems Baby New Potatoes.
We have had such a wonderful summer so far! The sun’s been shining brightly, the wind has died down and *fingers crossed* the midges seem to be keeping at bay! It’s been perfect barbecue weather!
For our latest barbecue, we made some simple pork skewers and served them a kohlrabi coleslaw (recipe to follow soon!) and a rather fantastic (if I do say so myself!) roasted garlic and grilled baby new potato salad.
I am such a fan of potato salad and one always has to appear at every family barbecue. This time, though I jazzed things up a bit with the addition of roasted garlic. I love garlic and roasting it transforms it’s otherwise pungent flavour into a deliciously sweet ingredient, perfect for potato salads.
New, salad and baby potato season is in full swing right now and returning to Sainsbury’s stores this season is their Taste the Difference British Gems baby potatoes, which I used to create this delicious potato salad with.
Fresh from the field to store in just 48 hours, British Gem baby potatoes are the ‘perline’ variety and are exclusive to Sainsbury’s. Available in 1kg packs or loose, British Gems are ideal for boiling or steaming, roasting and even baked. Crush, dice, slice or roast British Gems taste delicious. What’s more, they taste even better with their skins left on, so preparation is minimal- just a quick wash in cold water.
Their distinctive buttery flavour and golden colour make British Gems the perfect potatoes to take over from Jersey Royals during the summer months. Sainsbury’s British Gems are grown by British growers, freshly dug every day before being washed and packed and making their way to Sainsbury’s stores within 48 hours.
These potatoes taste utterly divine steamed or boiled and served simply with a little sea salt. Incredibly moreish!
You can save time with this recipe by boiling an entire 1 kg bag of potatoes in one go for dinner the night before, saving half making for potato salad the next day and eating the other half with your dinner. Roast your garlic too, the night before when it’s cooler, and leave the flavours of the potato salad dressing to infuse over night.
Then, all you need to do is halve the cooked, cooled new potatoes lengthwise, brush with a little oil and grill them to make lovely char lines. Do this before you put your meat or main dish on to cook and that way the potatoes will have time to cool down before you mix them with the dressing and the remaining ingredients.
Then, all you need to do is sit in the garden and enjoy your meal in the sun!
British Gems are available in Sainsbury’s stores from May until the end of August. Enter the giveaway below to win a £10 Sainsbury voucher to spend towards some British Gems potatoes (or anything else you want!). What’s your favourite new potato recipe? Let me know in the comments!
Don’t forget to check out Sainsbury’s recipe pages for some potato inspiration!
New Potato, Caramelised Onion, Rosemary & Gruyere Pizza
Broad Bean, Feta & New Potato Filo Tart
Oven-baked Mini Spanish Omelettes
Cullen Skink – A Traditional Scottish Soup
Easy Spanish Tortilla with British Gems
Cheesy Cauliflower and Potato Bake with Spinach
Chilli, Green Bean & Potato Salad
Skinny Haddock, Bacon & Mushroom Chowder
Curried Potato Salad
Brazilian Gaucho Potato Salad
Potato Canapes with Bacon & Asparagus
Honey Mustard Sausage & Potato BBQ Skewers
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