June 29, 2017

Healthy Summer Recipe – Savory Potato Salad

Warm weather means fun and hanging out with friends. Check out this simple — and healthy — dish that’s great for any summer gathering.

Savory Potato Salad

Ingredients

  • 6 medium potatoes (about 2 pounds)
  • 2 stalks celery, finely chopped
  • 2 scallions, finely chopped
  • ¼ cup red bell pepper, coarsely chopped
  • ¼ cup green bell pepper, coarsely chopped
  • 1 Tbsp onion, finely chopped
  • 1 egg, hard boiled, chopped
  • 6 Tbsp light mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp mustard
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • ¼ tsp dill weed, dried

Preparation

  • Wash potatoes, cut in half and place in saucepan of cold water.
  • Cook covered over medium heat for 25-30 minutes or until tender.
  • Drain and dice potatoes when cool.
  • Add vegetables and egg to potatoes and toss.
  • Blend together light mayonnaise, mustard, salt, pepper and dill weed.
  • Pour dressing over potato mixture and stir gently to coat evenly.
  • Chill for at least 1 hour before serving.

Nutritional information – per serving

  • 98 calories
  • 2 g total fat
  • 0 g saturated fat
  • 21 mg cholesterol
  • 212 mg sodium
  • 2 g total fiber
  • 2 g protein
  • 18 g carbohydrates
  • 291 mg potassium

Serves 10 (serving size: ½ cup)


Reviewed by Mary Lindsey Jackson, RD, LDN, Clinical Nutritionist Educator for Mission Weight Management — missionweight.org or (828) 213-4100.
Recipe courtesy of the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute — nhlbi.nih.gov/health

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