Potato Salad Recipe

Kelly Ross

Reading — Advanced Level
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Fill in the blanks with the missing sentences to complete the article

Missing sentences
  1. cold water to cool before cutting the cooked potatoes into quarters

  2. parsley, tarragon, and bacon before serving

  3. bacon in a large skillet over medium heat until crisp

  4. bacon to a paper towel-lined plate and let it cool before breaking it into pieces

  5. potatoes in a large pot and add enough cold water to cover them


  • 3 pounds of small red or whit potatoes (about 24)

  • 6 slices of bacon

  • 1/3 cup of mayonnaise

  • 1/4 cup of sour cream

  • 3 tablespoons of white wine vinegar

  • 4 stalks of celery, thinly sliced

  • 1/2 cup of chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley

  • 1/4 cup of chopped fresh tarragon

  • Sea salt and black pepper

  1. Place the

  1. Bring to a boil

  1. Add 1 teaspoon of salt, reduce heat and simmer until tender, 15 to 18 minutes

  1. Drain and run under

  1. While potatoes cool, cook the , 6 to 8 minutes

  1. Transfer the

  1. In a large bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, sour cream, vinegar, ¾ teaspoon of salt and ½ teaspoon of pepper
  1. Add the potatoes and celery and toss to coat

  1. Fold in the

  1. Enjoy your meal!


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  1. Do you think you would enjoy this meal? Why or why not?

  2. What do you think you could accompany this dish with?

  3. What's your favorite meal? Describe briefly how it's prepared

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