Classic-Creamy Potato Salad

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This Classic Creamy Potato Salad Recipe is a creamy, delicious version made with lighter ingredients like light mayonnaise, sour cream, and milk. Apple cider vinegar and yellow mustard are added for extra flavor. You won't notice a difference with the lighter ingredients, and you will save a few calories along the way. Light sour cream could also be used if you have it in the fridge. Russet potatoes are called for in this recipe as they absorb the dressing recipe nicely, and they have a nice texture. You want to be sure and not over or under-boil them, so keep an eye on them as it can happen quickly and you don't want them to be too mushy or undercooked. One the of the keys to a perfect potato salad recipe is having the potatoes cooked just right. Some of the ingredients in this recipe include russet potatoes, hard boiled eggs, baby dill pickles, and fresh parsley. This is an easy recipe to make; you just have to be sure and give yourself enough time to let the potatoes properly cool so they won't get mashed when you add the salad dressing. You also want to give the salad enough time to chill in the fridge so the flavors can mix, about an hour is good for this. This is a delicious potato recipe idea that is the perfect addition to any picnic or barbecue.

Potatoes recipes are some of the most popular recipes you will find, with a large variety of ideas from French fries to mashed, scalloped to roasted and so much more. Potatoes are vegetables, but because they have a lot of starch (carbohydrates) they are more similar to rice, pasta and bread when it comes to nutrition. Just like rice, wheat and corn, potatoes are one of the most important vegetables in the world. Potato comes from the Spanish word pasta. Potato plants are most often pollinated by insects like bumblebees. There are plenty of potato nutritional benefits when you eat potatoes which will vary depending on the potatoes recipes that you try. Some of the benefits of eating potatoes include getting good amounts of Vitamin C, with lesser amounts of dietary fiber, protein, and iron. There are thousands of varieties of potatoes. However, not all varieties are available commercially. Popular potato varieties include ones include Russet potatoes, Yukon Gold, Kennebec potatoes, Desiree, and Fingerling.

Nutrition Facts for: Classic Creamy Potato Salad from Cooking Classy

Ingredients: Russet potatoes, salt, eggs, red onion, celery, baby dill pickles, parsley, mayonnaise, sour cream, apple cider vinegar, prepared yellow mustard, ground black pepper, celery seed, milk.

* The entire recipe has been calculated for 8 servings.

* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet

* Per Serving: Calories 285, Calories from Fat 122, Total Fat 13.5g 21%, Saturated Fat 4.3g 22%, Cholesterol 96mg 32%, Sodium 1232mg 51%, Potassium 824mg 24%, Carbohydrates 35.0g 12%, Dietary Fiber 5.0g 20%, Sugars 4.6g, Protein 7.3g, Vitamin A 8, Vitamin C 60%, Calcium 8%, Iron 9%

Potatoes are one of the most versatile vegetables and can be boiled, mashed, baked, fried and more. Thank you to Jaclyn at the "Cooking Classy" recipe site for sharing this delicious potato recipe for classic creamy potato salad. Some of the recipes you will find on this site include potatoes recipes, appetizers, salads, bread, russet potatoes recipes, cookie recipes, breakfast ideas, cupcakes, healthy recipes, drinks and so much more. *

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