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Maltese Style Potato Salad

Creamy Maltese style potato salad made of fork tender potatoes covered with plenty of mayo, onion and parsley! A must at every Maltese BBQ!
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Maltese, Mediterranean
Keyword: bbq, potatoes, salad, side dish
Servings: 6


  • 1 kg potatoes peeled, halved or quartered
  • 1 small white onion diced
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 70 g mayonnaise about 1 cup
  • 1 tbsp mustard
  • 3 tbsp fresh parsley chopped
  • salt & pepper to taste


  • In a large pot, add the potatoes and cover with enough salted water. Bring to a boil over medium heat and cook for about 15 minutes, this will depend on the size of your potatoes. Once the potatoes are fork tender, drain and set aside to cool slightly.
  • While the potatoes are cooling, prepare the onion, garlic and fresh parsley. Set aside.
  • Once the potatoes are cool enough and don't feel that warm to the touch, mix with the mayonnaise and mustard. Stir in the onion, garlic and parsley; and season to taste. Serve the potato salad at room temperature.