Tuscan potato, basil & caramelised onion salad

Recipe: Tuscan Potato, Basil & Caramelised Onion Salad


  • 3 x 400g pkts Woolworths Tuscan Style Baby Potatoes
  • 2 tbs olive oil
  • 4 large red onions, peeled, halved, cut into thick wedges
  • 2 bunches fresh basil, leaves picked, torn
  • 1 large lemon
  • 85g (1/3 cup) whole-egg aioli


  1. Cook the potatoes following packet directions. Set aside to cool slightly. Halve. Heat the oil in a large non-stick frying pan over medium heat.
  2. Cook the onion and potato for 10-12 minutes or until the onion is soft and potato is golden. Transfer to a large bowl. Set aside for 30 minutes or until cooled to room temperature.
  3. Add the basil and toss to combine. Use a zester, or a vegetable peeler and a small sharp knife, to cut the lemon rind into thin strips. Halve and juice the lemon.
  4. Whisk the aïoli, lemon rind and lemon juice in a small bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Drizzle over the salad.

Number of servings (yield): 6

Meal type: dessert

Culinary tradition: USA (General)

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