Fabulous Red, White and Blue Potato Salad

By on May 21, 2014

Red, White and Blue Potato Salad

This low-cal alternative to traditional potato salad works well to show off the colors of the ingredients for the holiday. Super easy to make ahead and serve cool or serve warm right out of the oven.

Salad Ingredients
6 purple potatoes, 6 red potatoes
10-12 Cherry tomatoes or Sliced Red Pepper
1/4 Chopped red onion or red scallions
1/4 Chopped green Scallions
A generous grating of lemon peel
Dressing Ingredients
1/4 olive oil
Squeeze half a lemon
Salt and Pepper to taste
Dash of Tabasco

Preparation
Heat the oven to 400
Slice the potatoes and toss lightly with olive oil
Spread potatoes out on a foil covered baking pan and cook at 400 for 15-20 minutes 
10 minutes before done – add the cherry tomatoes or red pepper just to have them roast a bit
Let cool before handling
Whisk the dressing in a small bowl and toss the potatoes with the dressing
Sprinkle on red onion, scallions and lemon peel
Toss the greens with the dressing just before setting out. Sprinkle the remaining ingredients on top for display and toss with the toppings when served.

Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 6