Italian Potato Salad

Italian Potato Salad Recipe

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debbie lopez


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

How to Make Italian Potato Salad


  • 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!

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About Italian Potato Salad

Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Healthy

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