Easy Fiesta Potato Salad Recipe

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Easy fiesta potato salad

sherry monfils


I was getting tired of all the potato salads. Yummy as they all are, they all started to taste the same. So, I came up with a twist on potato salads when my oldest granddaughter Isis said," grandma, you should make a potato salad that tasetes like a taco." Great idea! And so I did! I think it DOES taste like a taco, but better!

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20 Min
10 Min
Stove Top


3 lb
red-skinned potatoes, cut into cubes
2 c
hellman's light mayonnaise
1 pkg
taco seasoning packet
1 c
mexiacn-style shredded cheese
1/2 c
sliced scallions
1 large
can, sliced black olives, drained
1 c
crushed taco or nacho flavored baked tortilla chips


1Place potatoes in lg pot, fill w/ water until just covered. Bring to a boil. Cook about 12-15 mins, or until potatoes are just fork-tender.
2Drain potatoes and let cool completely. Place cooled potatoes in a lg bowl, set aside. In another bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise and taco seasoning packet.
3Add seasoned mayonnaise to potatoes, along with remaining ingredients, except crushed chips. Mix gently until combined, Refrigerate unti ready to serve. When ready to serve: sprinkle crushed chips over salad.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids