Papa A La Huancaina(potato Salad from Huancayo, Peru)

Rachel Shively

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@celticrose82

I have two Peruvian Aunts. So one of them made this very interesting potato salad at a family get-together. It was soo good and soo different!! Such a nice change from traditional potato salad. There are many ways to make Papa A La Huancaina, and this is just one way.


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Serves:

5-6

Prep:

1 Hr 10 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Ingredients

8 medium
potatoes: boiled, peeled, sliced and chilled
1 pt
cottage cheese(small curd)
1 1/2
limes, juiced
1/2 c
salad oil
salt to taste
5 Tbsp
milk
1 Tbsp
turmeric, ground
1/4 tsp
garlic powder
4
eggs, hard boiled(optional)
1 c
olives, sliced

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Place Cottage Cheese, Lime Juice, Salt, Turmeric, Garlic Powder and milk into a mixer, blend. While blending add salad oil. Continue blending until mixture is smooth and creamy.
In the meantime...Spread potatoes onto a large platter and cover with blended mixture. Top with Olives and Hard Boiled eggs.

Serve alone or with Cilantro, Chopped Red Onion and Slices of Lime

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Potato Salads