Potato & Lima Bean Salad
recipe makes 6 servings
1.5 pounds of potatoes, scrubbed
Approx. 1/4 pound frozen lima beans
5 tablespoons French dressing
2/3 cup mayonaise
1 bunch scallions, thinly sliced
2/3 cup pitted ripe olives
salt and freshly ground black pepper
Cook the potatoes in a saucepan of salted boiling water for approx. 15 mins until they are fork tender. Drain well. Cook the lima beans in a saucepan lightly salted boiling water until tender. Drain.
Cut the warm potatoes into quarters and place in a bowl. Combine the dressing and the mayonaise in a pitcher and season well. Pour over the potatoes and toss until coated.
Add, the lima beans, scallions and olives; toss again. Spoon the salad into a bowl. Cover and chill in the refrigerator until ready to serve.