Parsley, green onion, olive oil, and lemon juice atop chopped potatoes

Easy and Delicious Olive Oil Potato Salad

Mediterranean Potato and Herb Salad

Use fresh herbs and potatoes, and freshly squeezed lemon. How can you go wrong? Not only is this recipe easy, but it avoids the mayo and refrigeration issues.

Updated recipe from A. JoAnn


6 red or gold potatoes

1/2c. mixed, chopped fresh herbs, like parsley, oregano, mint, thyme, marjoram

bunch of  green onions

2 lemons

olive oil

salt and pepper


Boil the potatoes until you are just able to pierce with fork. Drain and allow to cool to room temperature.

Chop herbs and green onions and place in large bowl.

Juice lemons and pour into  measuring cup. Add enough olive oil to make a total of 2/3 cup dressing.

Peel and cut the cooled potatoes. Add to herbs and green onions. Add salt and pepper to taste. Mix dressing to combine lemon juice and olive oil. Pour over potato salad.

Chill for at least an hour, mixing occasionally.


Sea salt is especially good when crushed with a mortar and pestle before sprinkling on food.

You can serve this flavorful dish as a side, or put some on top of mixed greens for a delicious salad. Super easy and fresh tasting!

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6 comments on “Easy and Delicious Olive Oil Potato Salad”
  1. yashicachris says:

    Even more yummy!

  2. A. JoAnn says:

    Perfect with grilled meats like steak and lamb!!

  3. yashicachris says:

    Looks yummy!

  4. The green onions are coming up, too!

  5. Yum, it’s “new potatoe” season here too.

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