Italian Potato Salad

Wednesday, August 20, 2014



Here is the perfect cold salad that you don't have to worry about in warmer weather. It has a delicious homemade dressing over the freshest vegetables and every one will love this side dish with confidence no matter how long it's been out it won't go bad out in the heat! Here is a great alternative to American style potato salad that has mayo in it.



Italian Potato Salad









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this is a potato salad italian style with herb, spices, seasonings lots of vegetables along with olives and tomatoes, cubes mozzarella, meats











Full of Italian flavors!



If you want a delicious side dish for an all Italian meal, this potato salad is the one.


Italian potato salad is full of tomato, chickpeas, olives and so much more.


It's actually a meal in itself, but everyone loves how it compliment any meal, even a side dish when you're making pasta!


This is a versatile delicious Italian potato salad.





potato, Italian, Salad, vegetables
salad
Italian
Yield: 12

Italian Potato Salad

prep time: 10 minscook time: 20 minstotal time: 30 mins
This is a versatile potato salad that anything can go into the bowl. Many optional items with a great Italian dressing

ingredients:

6 to 8  cubed boiled potatoes with no skins Italian Potato Salad Recipe

1 can of pitted large black olive or kalamata olives
3 chopped plum tomatoes
1 can chick peas drained
1 bell pepper finely chopped
1 cucumber chopped seeds removed
cubed mozzarella cheese
fresh chopped basil leaves optional

Optional: chopped celery, finely chopped onions,  sliced radishes, fresh spinach, cabbage slaw, fresh peas, cubed avocado, corn cut off the cob, chopped fresh broccoli, julienne carrots, hot peppers, cherry peppers, salami, provolone cubed, pepperoni, prosciutto,  hot capicola chopped. Artichoke hearts, hearts of palm, cooked artichoke, cooked or raw zucchini cubes or other squash, arugula or cooked escarole. Chopped fresh cauliflower or broccoli florets.

instructions:

Place all the ingredients you want to use in a large glass bowl. Toss with dressing below, serve cold.


Dressing:
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
4 tablespoons lemon juice
2 teaspoons minced garlic
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon each dried basil, oregano, parsley
salt and pepper to taste
1/4  teaspoon cayenne pepper

In a large enough bowl to accommodate all the vegetables you have chosen for your salad, toss with the dressing and refrigerate at least 1/2 hour before serving.

calories
190
fat (grams)
4
carbs (grams)
2.0
protein (grams)
6
sugar (grams)
4
Created using The Recipes Generator








Italian Potato Salad Pin for later


this is a potato salad italian style with herb, spices, seasonings lots of vegetables along with olives and tomatoes, cubes mozzarella, meats





2 comments

  1. Although I still prefer mom's potato salad, over the years, I've managed to learn to enjoy many versions and I know I'd like this one.

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  2. What a fun twist on potato salad, Claudia! Love the dressing!!

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