French Herbed Potato Salad {Vinegar Potato Salad}

Sharing is caring!

Last Updated on August 3, 2020 by Deanna Samaan

French Herbed Potato Salad is a tasty vinegar potato salad. This French potato salad is wonderful for cookout side dishes. You will love this herbed potato salad for you cookout sides.



French Herbed Potato Salad title


Cookout Sides

I love creating cookout sides. Cookout side dishes can be better than the main course! I will load my plate up with cookout sides every time!



french potato salad


Vinegar Potato Salad

I had the pleasure of working with The French Farm., I was drawn to this mustard they had and immediately thought of a vinegar potato salad. This french stone mustard sounded like it would be amazing in a vinegar potato salad.


vinegar potato salad


French Potato Salad

I admit an Ina Gardner French Potato Salad is what inspired me to do my version of a herbed potato salad. I wanted to tweak the herbed potato salad so the potato basil salad flavor.  This French potato salad is a great alternative to mayo-based potato salad.


Potato Salad With Vinegar and Oil


Herbed Potato Salad

A French potato salad is a vinegar potato salad. The lemon and the added fresh basil helps make this a herbed potato salad.  I really turn up the flavor in this herbed potato salad. Plus a French potato salad recipe is healthier than the mayo potato salad for cookout sides.

Click Here To Pin French Herbed Potato Salad


Best Potato Salad

I feel like this easy potato salad recipe is the best potato salad. It is because it is a vinegar potato salad. It is because a traditional potato salad recipe has mayonnaise. This herbed potato salad does not. Try it and tell me if this isn’t the best potato salad!


Recommended Award Winning Burger Recipes From Other Food Bloggers:


French Herbed Potato Salad


window.fd(‘form’, {
formId: ‘5ddce5c5e576d10026662935’,
containerEl: document.querySelector(‘#fd-form-5ddce5c5e576d10026662935’)

French Herbed Potato Salad
Yield: 8 servings

French Herbed Potato Salad Recipe

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

French Herbed Potato Salad is a tasty vinegar potato salad. This French potato salad is wonderful for cookout side dishes. You will love this herbed potato salad for you cookout sides.


  • 2 lbs small white potatoes
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons chicken stock
  • 3 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon stone ground mustard
  • 1 tablespoon lemon pepper
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup minced green onion ((white and green parts))
  • 2 tablespoons fresh basil leaves (chopped )


  1. Cube potatoes and boil till they are tender.
  2. Drain in a colander
  3. Place the potatoes in a medium bowl and toss gently with the lemon juice and chicken stock.
  4. Allow the liquids to soak into the warm potatoes before proceeding. about 1/2 hour.
  5. Combine the mustard, vinegar, lemon pepper, basil and slowly whisk in the olive oil to make an emulsion.
  6. Add the green onions to the potatoes and toss to mix.
  7. Add the vinegarette to the potato mixture.
  8. Toss to coat everything
  9. Serve it up and ENJOY!

Recommended Products

As an Amazon Associate and member of other affiliate programs, I earn from qualifying purchases.

Nutrition Information:



Amount Per Serving: Calories: 195

Did you make this recipe?

Please leave a comment on the blog or share a photo on Instagram


Looking for more salad recipes? Check out these recipes:

Check out my the latest on my other blog:

Deanna Samaan
Follow Me

Sharing is caring!

What do you think?

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

  • Wendy Klik
    June 30, 2017

    I much prefer the vinaigrette potato salads to the mayo based versions. This salad looks wonderful.

    • Deanna Samaan
      July 9, 2017

      Thank you! I was stuck in a mind frame that potato salad is only mayo based. It wasn’t till I tried an oil and vinegar kind that realized it can be much more!!

  • I love that you made a complete meal this week. I’d totally dig in!

  • divya
    July 6, 2017

    WOW ! i never heard of this French Herbed Potato Salad and i m going to try out this .!

  • Candy Rachelle
    July 6, 2017

    I’ve eaten and like ONLY mustard potatoe salad all my life. But this one sounds really interesting! Just may try this!

  • Candace
    July 6, 2017

    This recipe looks so easy! This would be a great side for a barbeque on the patio with friends and family!

  • Lindsay Artsy-Fartsy Mama
    July 6, 2017

    This potato salad looks AMAZING!! My husband would love it if I made this for him.

  • Lois Alter Mark
    July 6, 2017

    This looks delicious! I love that it’s not mayonnaise-based, which means it’s lighter and healthier. Will definitely have to try it!

  • Ramona
    July 6, 2017

    The French Herbed Potato Salad looks delicious.

  • Adriana Lopez Martn
    July 7, 2017

    Such a lovely salad. French cuisine is simple and complicated because requires perfection and technique. I enjoy a nice salad and this potato salad is perfect and well balanced. I bet the herbs give it a super nice taste. Can’t wait to try!

  • Cynthia Nicoletti
    July 7, 2017

    Your recipe looks fabulous. Such an amazing salad. I have tried to make potato salad before but it didn’t taste to good !! Will give your recipe a try thank you.

  • Sarah Arrow
    July 8, 2017

    Love this Deanna, looks so simple that even I could have a go! Thanks for making it look so easy.

  • Marie
    July 8, 2017

    This looks and sounds amazing!! I definitely want to give this a try. Thanks 🙂

  • Marie
    July 10, 2017

    YUM this recipe looks delicous.

  • Surekha
    July 11, 2017

    I love this recipe. I am going to try it with vegetable stock as I am a vegetarian. Balsamic vinegar is my favorite dressing.

  • Gina
    February 10, 2018

    Wow!!! I like that this is oil and vinegar based. It looks amazing!