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Potato and pineapple salad: An unexpected summer hit for grill parties

Combine potatoes with pineapple. It will make the perfect summer salad.
Combine potatoes with pineapple. It will make the perfect summer salad.
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29 June 2024 13:03

Looking for a simple and quick-to-prepare snack idea that's perfect for summer gatherings? Try the potato and pineapple salad! This combination might seem surprising, but I assure you, it’s a real hit.

The summer season is the ideal time for grill gatherings, where we can enjoy the company of family and friends outdoors. The key to successful parties is tasty and diverse sides for grilled dishes. One of the sides that will undoubtedly gain recognition is the potato and pineapple salad. With its unique ingredient combination, this simple yet delicious summer dish will impress all your guests.

Potato and pineapple salad — recipe

The potato and pineapple salad is a great addition to grilled dishes. It goes well with pork shoulder, sausage, and fish. Its sweet and sour taste pairs perfectly with savoury dishes, while the creamy consistency of the potatoes ensures fullness and satisfaction.


  • 4 boiled potatoes in skins
  • 6 slices of canned pineapple (drained)
  • 1/2 head of garlic
  • 3 tablespoons of Provençal herbs
  • 1-2 tablespoons of mayonnaise (or natural yoghurt)
  • 3 tablespoons of pineapple juice (optional)
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Boil the potatoes in their skins, let them cool, and peel them. Cut them into large cubes and transfer them to a bowl.
  2. Drain the pineapple from the syrup and cut into cubes. Add to the potatoes.
  3. Press the garlic through a press and add to the bowl.
  4. Add the Provençal herbs, salt, and pepper to taste.
  5. Add the mayonnaise (or natural yoghurt) and pineapple juice optionally.
  6. Mix all the ingredients thoroughly to combine the flavours.
  7. The salad is ready! Serve it chilled.

Try this recipe and see how easy it is to prepare the perfect summer salad that will delight all your guests.

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