A potato salad can actually be quite healthy if it's done correctly! Instead of mayonnaise, creamy homemade hummus was used in this recipe, and the roasted seeds add a beautiful nutty, crunchy texture. Excellent for parties!

Creamy Potato Salad [Vegan, Gluten-Free, Paleo]






For the Salad:

  • 3 and half pounds of organic potatoes
  • 1 bunch of parsley, finely chopped
  • 2 bunches of celery, finely chopped
  • 1 sweet onion, diced
  • 1 cup of cooked green peas

For the Dressing:

  • 1 cup of prepared hummus
  • 1/4 cup of olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon of lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon of sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon of tahini

For the Toppings:

  • 2 tablespoons of Dukkah
  • 2 tablespoons of sunflower seeds
  • 2 tablespoons of sesame seeds


  1. Wash and peel the potatoes and cut into rough cubes. Steam for about 20 min until soft. Let cool.
  2. In a large bowl, roughly mash the with finely chopped parsley, celery, onion and peas.
  3. Mix the dressing ingredients into a bowl, blend together and then work into your salad.
  4. Roast the sunflower and sesame seeds in a hot skillet, shaking occasionally, until golden for 2 to 4 minutes. (No extra oil needed).
  5. Toss this mixture over potato salad and sprinkle with Dukkah.
  6. Serve immediately.


If taking this dish to a picnic or BBQ let the seeds cool and sprinkle over salad before serving so they stay crisp.


Nutritional Information

Total Calories: 2171 | Total Carbs: 327g | Total Fat: 80g | Total Protein: 49g | Total Sodium: 1140mg | Total Sugar: 19g Note: The information shown is based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.