Spice Up Your Spuds

By Anne Wilfong – September 3, 2013

Summer is the perfect time for potato salad, and this month’s recipe is a delicious twist on the classic dish.

Nutrition
Calories: 160
Protein: 4 g
Fat: 4.5 g
Fiber: 3 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 170 mg

What You Need
1 ½ pounds of small, yellow potatoes, rinsed clean and sliced in half
½ tablespoon olive oil
2 cups snow peas, string removed
¼ small red onion (about 2 tablespoons, diced)

Dressing:
1 ½ tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
¼ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon black pepper

How to Make It
1. Heat oven to 425 degrees. Toss potatoes with ½ tablespoon olive oil and roast for about 25–30 minutes, or until golden brown.
2. While potatoes are roasting, bring water to boil in stockpot and blanch snow peas for one minute. Rinse under cold water immediately. Pat dry.
3. To make dressing, whisk together olive oil, mustard, vinegar, salt, and pepper.
4. In a large bowl, combine roasted potatoes, snow peas, and red onion.
5. Add dressing; toss well. This salad can be served at room temperature or chilled.

Makes 6 servings
Serving size: 1 cup

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