Boil, Drain & Basil to pair with your braai! Not only is this Pesto Potato Salad super easy, but it is budget-friendly and the perfect Summer side dish. Plus - it's a little something for your vegetarian/plant-based guests.

Level

Beginner

Category

  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Braai
  • Salads
  • Side Dish

Cuisine

  • South African

Cooking Methods

  • Cooking
  • Boiling

Serves

10

Prep Time

5 minutes

Cooking Time

25 minutes

Notes

*If you prefer another pesto - try a Rocket or other herb pesto to toss into this salad. *For a little extra, add some feta

Ingredients

1 kg Food Lover’s baby potatoes
125 ml (1/2 cup) basil pesto
Fresh basil leaves
Salt and black pepper, to taste

Directions

Place a large pot with water on the stove with the baby potatoes. Cover with a lid, then bring to a boil. Once boiling, remove the lid and cooked uncovered for about 25 minutes, or until cooked.
Drain and allow to cool. Mix the baby potatoes with the basil pesto, season to taste and garnish with fresh basil leaves.
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