Potato-Bean Salad with Herb Dressing

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Cook: 20 min. + chilling


6 servings

Updated: Nov. 10, 2023
My veggie garden inspired this creamy combo of beans, potatoes and fresh herbs. I toss them with a ranch-style dressing sparked up with Creole mustard. —Chris Cummer, Bayonne, New Jersey
Potato-Bean Salad with Herb Dressing Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 pound potatoes (about 2 medium), peeled and cubed
  • 1/2 pound fresh green beans, trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1/3 cup buttermilk
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon Creole mustard
  • 1 tablespoon minced chives
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley or 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons snipped fresh dill or 1/2 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons cider vinegar
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper


  1. Place potatoes in a large saucepan; add water to cover. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cook, uncovered, 10-15 minutes or until tender, adding green beans during the last 4 minutes of cooking. Drain; cool completely.
  2. In a small bowl, mix dressing ingredients. Pour over potato mixture; toss to coat. Refrigerate, covered, until cold.

Nutrition Facts

2/3 cup: 109 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 6mg cholesterol, 305mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.