Potato Salad with Haddock and Gruyère Dressing Recipe

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Baby Potato Salad with Haddock and Creamy Gruyere Dressing-recipes-woman and home
Preparation Time20 mins
Cooking Time15 mins
Total Time40 mins
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories310 Kcal16%
Fat20 g29%
Saturated Fat5 g25%


  • 1kg (2lb 4oz) baby new potatoes
  • 4 medium free-range eggs
  • 180g (6¼oz) hot smoked haddock (try Waitrose), in chunks
  • 8 cornichons (baby gherkins), chopped into chunky rounds
  • 2tbsp chopped fresh tarragon

for the dressing

  • 1 egg yolk
  • juice ½ lemon
  • ½tsp Dijon mustard
  • 150ml (¼pt) olive oil
  • 50g (2oz) Gruyère, finely grated
  • 1tbsp capers, rinsed and roughly chopped


  1. Cook potatoes for 15 minutes or until tender. To make the dressing, whisk the egg yolk, lemon juice and mustard. Slowly pour in the oil, whisking to a thick consistency. Add Gruyère, capers and black pepper.

  2. Meanwhile, bring a saucepan of water to the boil, add the eggs and cook for 7 minutes. Drain and immediately run under cold water.

  3. Pour the dressing over the drained potatoes and leave to cool. Mix together the potatoes and cornichons in a bowl. Peel and quarter the eggs and mix into the potato salad with the haddock and tarragon.

Top Tip for making Potato Salad with Haddock and Gruyère Dressing

You could poach cold smoked haddock and cool it before adding to the salad. Make the dressing the day before and store it in a container in the fridge.