New Potato Radish Salad with Mustard-Dill Vinaigrette

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When you talk about comfort foods, you cannot help but think about potatoes. When it comes to best healthy salads, this New Potato Radish Salad with Mustard-Dill Vinaigrette recipe is a must try. It’s healthy, hearty and easy to prepare, something every potato lover will appreciate. The dressing for this salad uses fresh dill herb and dill pickles to enhance the flavors, and that’s what gives it such an aromatic taste. The potatoes are cooked until creamy and then tossed in the dressing. Always remember to toss the potatoes with the dressing while they’re still warm. This step will keep the potatoes moist and prevent them from drying. This easy salad recipe is also an excellent side dish to go with grilled meats or great even if you want to eat it on its own.

Potatoes add so much versatility to the dinner table when it comes to preparing all the wonderful potato variations. Be it during the holidays, in the summer or at any family gathering; you’ve got to admit that potatoes make dinners extra special. You might be shocked to know that potatoes are naturally fat-free, gluten-free and cholesterol free. Potato nutritional benefits come from potassium, iron and vitamin c present in it which are vital and essential nutrients for your body; Potatoes also have the right kind of carbohydrates your body needs. A serving size of six small potatoes has an approximate of 120 calories. The potato nutritional benefits are another great reason to include more potatoes in your diet. For making this easy salad recipe, you could use small sized potatoes which are called as Creamer potatoes. Creamer potatoes are harvested before they mature to keep them tender and measure about one inch in diameter. You can buy a blend of red and yellow Creamer potatoes at the grocery store or just look for the brand ‘The Little Potato Company.'

If you want to replace the sour cream with a healthier alternative in this recipe, you could use Greek yoghurt or mashed avocado which is a healthy vegan option. When you add a few drops of lemon juice to the mashed avocados, they have a similar consistency like that of sour cream, and the healthy fats in avocado are way better. If you don’t have radish handy, add other veggies like diced peppers for a crunchy twist. Throw some greens like kale, arugula and chopped lettuce in it. For extra protein, you could add black beans or chickpeas as well. You can even add spices like paprika, cayenne pepper, Cajun spice, or garlic powder too.

Thank you to Kris and Wesley at the How To Feed A Loon food blog for sharing this tasty New Potato Radish Salad with Mustard-Dill Vinaigrette recipe with us. For more healthy dinner ideas do visit the blog where Kris and Wesley share several ideas for making best healthy salads. Easy salad recipes for family meals are always important to have handy, and this potato salad recipe is exactly that. Enjoy!

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