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  • Makes 8 cups

Fresh dill is the perfect flavor partner for horseradish in this quick vegan potato salad. New potatoes work well in this dish because they hold their shape well even when cooked tender; brighten things up by choosing new potatoes in a variety of colors.

vegan potato salad


  • 2 lb. tiny red, yellow, and/or purple new potatoes, halved if large
  • 1 lb. asparagus, trimmed and cut into bite-size pieces
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon whole grain mustard
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons snipped fresh dill
  • 1 teaspoon prepared horseradish
  • 1 cup bite-size pieces red bell pepper
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste


  1. In a 6-qt. Dutch oven cook potatoes in boiling water 8 minutes or until nearly fork-tender. Add asparagus. Cook 3 minutes more; drain. Rinse with cold water to cool; drain again.
  2. In an extra-large bowl whisk together vinegar, mustard, garlic, dill, and horseradish. Add potato mixture and sweet pepper; toss to coat. Season with salt and black pepper.

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Carla Christian

Carla Christian, RD, LD, received her associate’s degree in culinary arts from The Culinary Institute of America in 2006 and her bachelor’s degree in dietetics from Michigan State University in 2009. She finished her dietetic internship from The University of Nebraska Medical Center in 2010 and is a former chef in the Better Homes and Gardens® Test Kitchen. Photo by Jason Donnelly

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