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Pared potatoes and sliced mushrooms fill a blue speckled bowl with an iron basket of unpeeled potatoes behind.
5 from 4 votes

Mushroom Potato Salad

Mushroom Potato Salad is a bit more special than the ordinary potato salad.  Perfect warm or cold.
Course Salad
Cuisine Potatoes
Prep Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 45 minutes
Servings 6 Servings
Calories 245kcal


For the Mushrooms:

  • 16 ounces mushrooms - white button
  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ cup white wine vinegar
  • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon dried tarragon
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

For the Potatoes:

  • 1 pound yukon gold potatoes
  • cup white wine vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon dried tarragon
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

More Ingredients:

  • 3 scallions
  • cup finely chopped parsley
  • salt and pepper to taste


For the mushrooms:

  • Cut the stems off of the mushrooms. Reserve them for another use.
  • Wipe the mushrooms clean with a damp cloth. Do not soak the mushrooms as they will soak up too too much of the water.
  • Slice the mushrooms and put in a medium size bowl.
  • Add the oil, vinegar, lemon juice, tarragon, salt and pepper.
  • Toss and let marinate for an hour.

For the potatoes:

  • Peel the potatoes and cut in half in preparation for steaming.
  • Steam over boing water for 10-15 minutes until firm but done where you can still pierce them with a fork.
  • Remove the potatoes an let cool.
  • Slice the potatoes to the thickness that you can see in the photo. About ¼" thick.
  • Place the potatoes in a large bowl. Following the measurement above for the potatoes add the white wine vinegar, tarragon, salt and pepper.
  • Lightly toss.
  • Add the mushrooms that have already marinated for an hour. Also, add the scallions and parsley. You may also add some more salt and pepper to taste.
  • Toss the salad well but lightly so that you don’t break up the potatoes.
  • Serving size: About 1 cup


Serving: 1Serving | Calories: 245kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 401mg | Potassium: 604mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 341IU | Vitamin C: 26mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 2mg