This recipe comes to Relish from one of Donna-Marie’s favourite cookbooks written by Myra Sable called “Elegant Entertaining”. It was the first cookbook Donna-Marie ever worked on and had the chance to work alongside the incredible Myra Sable. You may recognize her name from her world-renowned line of condiments sold under the Sable & Rosenfeld label (now available at Relish). She has been making this non-mayonnaise salad every Canada Day since 1987 when she first tested the recipe and feel in love with the flavours. Don’t let the ingredients throw you off – they blend together exceptionally well and pair with young green beans when they first appear in the market, snappy and full of moisture.
Bring a skillet or saucepan with water to a boil. Add green beans and cook about 4 minutes until tender crisp; then plunge them immediately into cold water. Allow beans to cool then drain thoroughly.
In a large bowl, combine potatoes, beans, jicama/radishes, olives and green onions. Chill about 2 hours or overnight
- Dressing: In a blender or food processor, combine oil, sherry, vinegar, cheese, Worcestershire sauce, salt, pepper and anchovy fillets. Process about 1 minute until smooth. Pour over chilled potato mixture. Toss gently to coat. Chill until ready to serve