Royal Potato Salad

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By Karen Dudley

Published 2012

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Sweet basil has been known as the herb of royalty. Essentially this is a Pesto Potato Salad but it does look regal somehow with its bright green peas and softly boiled eggs.


  • 4 medium eggs
  • 200 g frozen baby peas (petit pois)
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In a small pot of water, boil the eggs for 4 minutes and set aside. Bring a large pot of water to the boil and blanche the peas for 1 minute. Remove the peas from the water with a large slotted spoon and refresh with cold water. Set aside in their colander.

Boil the potatoes whole in the pot of water until cooked, about 30–40 minutes.

In a food processor, combine the basil, pars