Idaho® Potato Salad with Mustard, Chives & Capers Recipe

If you are looking for a delicious spin on traditional potato salad, look no further. This recipe is bursting with flavor from delicious Idaho® potatoes paired with Litehouse® Freeze Dried Chives, Mustard and Capers.


  • 1 1/2 pounds russet Idaho® potatoes, cubed into 1 1/2" cubes
  • 1 teaspoon salt 
  • 2 tablespoons Litehouse® Freeze Dried Chives
  • 1 tablespoon shallot, finely chopped 
  • 1 tablespoon capers
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon whole grain mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon each salt and pepper


  1. In a medium pot, cover potatoes with water. Add salt and and bring to a simmer. Simmer gently until just fork tender, about 15-17 minutes, being especially careful not to overcook, keeping them slightly al dente. 
  2. While the potatoes are simmering, make the dressing. In a small bowl, mix the Litehouse® chives, shallot, olive oil, capers, mustard, salt and pepper together and set aside. 
  3. Strain and gently rinse the potatoes with cold water until cooled. Drain well. 
  4. Place in a bowl and very gently toss with the dressing. 
  5. Chill until ready to serve. 
  6. Taste for salt, adding more if necessary.

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