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!!
prep time20 Min
cook time15 Min
small red potatoes
shallots, finely diced
fresh cilantro, finely chopped
pepper jack cheese, shredded
How To Make
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.
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.
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