Thermomix Salmon Potato Salad


Potato salad is the perfect summer side dish. Adding flakes of wood smoked salmon, capers & dill will make this salad an extra special side or main meal option. 

Salmon Potato salad on a blue plate with white background and blue napkin

This Thermomix Salmon Potato salad is one of my “go to” recipes for the Christmas and New Years season. The salmon makes it a little bit more special than your average potato which fits in nicely with the summer festivities.

Making this dish in the Thermomix is so much easier than having multiple saucepans boiling on the stovetop, however, if you don’t have a Thermomix you could always make it the old fashioned way and just give it revamp using the recipe provided.

Step by Step Thermomix Salmon Potato Salad

  • By stacking the Thermomix with eggs for boiling and the Varoma with potato and sweet potato all the cooking for this dish is completed in 22 minutes.

Don’t forget to allow sufficient time for the dish to cool in the fridge once it’s been completed!

Three images showing the steps to making a salmon potato Salad 3 Pictures which show the dressing for potato salad and the finished dish

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Salmon Potato salad on a blue plate with white background and blue napkin
Thermomix Salmon Potato Salad
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
2 hrs
Total Time
35 mins

Potato salad is the perfect summer side dish. Adding flakes of wood smoked salmon, capers & dill will make this salad an extra special side or main meal option.

Course: Salad
Cuisine: American, Australian
Keyword: Festive, Potato Salad, salad, salmon, Thermomix Salad
Servings: 10 serves
Calories: 195 kcal
Author: Julie Carlyle
  • 500 g water
  • 5 eggs in shell
  • 500 g potato 1-2cm diced (unpeeled)
  • 600 g sweet potato 1-2cm diced
  • 100 g red Spanish onion cut in quarters
  • 185 g hot wood smoked salmon
Potato Salad Dressing
  • 7 g garlic fresh
  • 3 black peppercorns
  • 3 g dill fresh
  • 1 lemon juice only
  • 250 g sour cream
  • 1 TBS capers
  • 1 1/2 TBS capers pickling liquid
  • 5 g dill fresh chopped
  • 2 TBS caper
  1. Place water in TM bowl, add the internal steam basket with eggs inside.

  2. Place the TM lid on with MC Out. Add the Varoma baskets with potato and sweet potato to the lid. Cover Steam 14 min/Varoma/Speed 1.

  3. Remove the Varoma basket so as to take out the internal steam basket with the eggs in it.

  4. Add the Varoma back on the TM lid and steam. 8min/Varoma/Speed 1

  5. While the potatoes continue cooking, peel the eggs and discard shells.

  6. Cut the eggs into quarters and add to the salad serving bowl.

  7. Once the potatoes are cooked place them in the salad serving bowl with the eggs and reserve.

  8. Drain the water from TM bowl. Add onion, Chop 3sec/Speed 5.

  9. Add the onion to the salad serving bowl with potatoes.

  10. Roughly flake the salmon fillet and add to the salad serving bowl. 

  11. Add the garnish dill to the TM bowl. Chop 3 sec/Speed 5. Reserve as a garnish.

Salad Dressing
  1. Without cleaning the TM bowl. Add garlic and peppercorns. Blitz 3 sec/Speed 9.

  2. Scrape down the bowl. Add the dill for the dressing. Blitz 3sec/Speed 9

  3. Scrape down the bowl. Add lemon juice, sour cream, and capers liquid. Combine 5 sec/Speed 5.

  4. Add capers for dressing. Combine 3 sec/Speed 3.

  5. Pour the dressing over the salad and very gently combine.

  6. Garnish the salad with capers and the reserved dill. Make sure some egg and salmon can be seen at the top of the salad.

Recipe Notes

This recipe is best made the day before serving as the flavours will combine nicely. If you don't have that much time please note that the salad will need at least 2 hours in the fridge to cool before serving.

Nutrition Facts
Thermomix Salmon Potato Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 195 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Cholesterol 105mg35%
Sodium 172mg7%
Potassium 598mg17%
Carbohydrates 21g7%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 9g18%
Vitamin A 8855IU177%
Vitamin C 14.8mg18%
Calcium 84mg8%
Iron 2.7mg15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

More Thermomix Salads

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy a range of healthy salads. Using the Thermomix cuts down on the chopping and cooking time, plus it allows you to make your own homemade salad dressing.

Please take a look at some of my other salad recipes;

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Kale Salad with Green Goddess Dressing

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A large white bowl with Thermomix salmon potato salad

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