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

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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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
5-6
Prep:
1 Hr 10 Min
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

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  • 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

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

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

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

Course/Dish: Potato Salads




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