Italian Potato Salad Recipe

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Italian Potato Salad

debbie lopez

By
@Debbwl

A dear departed friend gave me a copy of Jeff Smith's Frugal Gourmet as a gift many years ago and this was her favorite recipe from that book.

Family favorite at get togethers and pot lucks.


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Serves:
4-6
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

2 lb
russet potatoes
3/4 lb
fresh green beans, trimmed and cut into 1" pieces
1/2 c
red onion, thinly sliced
2
hard boiled eggs
1/2 c
olive oil, extra virgin
1/4 c
mayonnaise
1/2
juice from 1 lemon
1 Tbsp
fresh parsley, chopped
salt and pepper to taste

Step-By-Step

1Place the potatoes in a pot and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Simmer about 30 minutes until very tender when pierced with a fork. Carefully drain and allow to cool. Peel and cut into 1/2 inch dice.

2Blanch the green beans for about 5 minutes in a pot of water. Drain and rinse beans in cold water. Drain well.

3Lightly toss potatoes, beans, onion, and hard boiled eggs.

4Whisk olive oil, mayonnaise, lemon juice, parsley, salt, and pepper.

5Add dressing to salad, toss and chill until ready to eat.

6Hope you enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Potato Salads, Other Salads
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Healthy