New Potatoes with Samphire and Broad Beans

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Seasonal Salads

By Fi Buchanan

Published 2023

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Samphire is naturally salty so taste the salad before you season it, and there’s no need to peel new potatoes – the skins are thin and delicious. This is the perfect accompaniment to smoked salmon or halibut.


  • 450 g new potatoes, halved or cut so all a similar size
  • 600 g broad beans in their pods
  • 100


Put the potatoes in a pan of cold salted water, bring to a boil and simmer for 15 to 18 minutes, or until tender. For the last 5 minutes of cooking, steam the broad beans in a sieve or colander placed over the pan of simmering potatoes. When the beans are ready, set them aside to cool and drain the potatoes.

Make the dressing by whisking together the mustard, garlic, vinegar, oil and sa