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Lemon and Herb Potato Salad with dill and capers

This Lemon and Herb Potato Salad with dill and capers is a summer side dish must make! It's easy and delicious and full of fresh flavors. Save the recipe today!
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy potato salad, lemon and herb potato salad, potato salad with dill
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Cooling: 1 hour
Servings: 8 servings
Author: Rachel


For the potatoes

  • 1 24 oz. Bag baby Dutch yellow potatoes, washed and quartered
  • 1/2 Tbsp. sea salt
  • 1/3 cup fresh dill, chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh thyme leaves
  • Extra half lemon for squeezing
  • 1/4 red onion, sliced thin or diced
  • 3 Tbsp. capers
  • 1/2 cup Optional: Feta, gorgonzola or goat cheese
  • Sea salt and pepper to taste

For the dressing

  • 1/2 cup Mayonnaise I use Hellmans with Olive oil
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 3 cloves grated garlic
  • Sea salt and pepper to taste


  • Boil the water for the potatoes and then add a little sea salt. Boil the potatoes for 7 minutes or until you can poke a fork through them.
  • Drain and rinse the potatoes under cool water. Add the potatoes to the refrigerator now for 1 hour.
  • Mix together the ingredients for the mayonnaise dressing. Taste and flavor with salt and pepper to your liking.
  • Add to the dressing to the potatoes and then add the onion, capers and herbs. Mix with tongs. Add additional sea salt and pepper as needed.
  • Squeeze another 1/2 lemon over the dish before serving.