Twist on Mashed Up Potato Salad

cathy tate

By
@cathylynne29

I saw an article in Rachael Ray's Magazine about 10 ways to remake potato salad. Number 5 was Chile and Cheese. I liked the idea but as normal for me I added some things that I like and omitted some things that I didn't want in there. In other words, I made it my own! I don't normally like to mess with potato salad, I like my southern potato salad and nothing else but this sure did change my mind! This is a great change of pace - a little spicy but not too much!!


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Serves:

6-8

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Blend

Ingredients

2 lb
small red potatoes
2 large
shallots, finely diced
1/4 c
fresh cilantro, finely chopped
1-2 can(s)
green chiles-4oz
6 Tbsp
mayonnaise
6 Tbsp
buttermilk
1 c
pepper jack cheese, shredded

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Bring large pot of salted water to boil. Add potatoes and cook until tender, approximately 15 minutes; drain, do not peel. Coursely mash the potatoes; set aside and let cool. Transfer to a large bowl.
2
To potatoes, stir in onion, cilantro(reserve small amount for top of salad)and chiles. Combine mayonnaise and buttermilk. Add to potato mixture; fold in well. To this add cheese and toss. Sprinkle with reserve cilantro.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: Southern
Hashtags: #salads, #spicey