Southern Potato Salad

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Try this Southern Potato Salad recipe that is perfect and an easy meal to make for family dinners. The dressing for this salad uses mustard and vinegar to enhance the flavors, and that’s what gives it such a wonderful twist. With every bite, you can taste the comforting flavor of creamy potatoes that are tossed in a tangy salad dressing that is unforgettably good. When you talk about comfort foods, you cannot help but think about potatoes. This easy salad recipe made with potatoes is such a wonderful side dish that goes well with grilled meats or sandwiches. It is one of the best healthy salads you can make for your family. This potato salad recipe not only adds a lot of family fun at the dinner table but is also the type of potato recipe you will want to make time and again. This salad recipe is substantial and satisfying for your appetite during any part of the day.

Potatoes are such a versatile vegetable when it comes to preparing meals. There are so many potato recipe ideas and variations that one can never get bored. Did you 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. One serving size of six small potatoes has an approximate of 120 calories. The potato nutritional benefits is a great reason to include potatoes in your diet more often.

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Ingredients: Red potatoes, salt, eggs, miracle whip ormayonnaise, prepared mustard, apple cider vinegar, onion, pimentos, celery seed, sweet pickles, pepper.

* The entire recipe has been calculated for 15 servings.

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

* Per Serving: Calories 289, Calories from Fat 76, Total Fat 8.4g 13%, Saturated Fat 1.6g 8%, Cholesterol 91mg 30%, Sodium 932mg 39%, Potassium 1116mg 32%, Carbohydrates 46.5g 15%, Dietary Fiber 7.3g 29%, Sugars 5.8g, Protein 8.2g, Vitamin A 12%, Vitamin C 108%, Calcium 5%, Iron 12%

When it comes to potato recipes, it is always a good idea to change things up a bit. You can replace the mayonnaise or Miracle Whip with Greek yogurt if you want a healthier option. A vegan option for mayonnaise in this recipe is mashed using avocados for dressing the potatoes. Avocados have a velvety, creamy mayonnaise-like texture that adds a great taste. Hummus is also another fantastic option for dressing the potatoes. You can also add red, yellow and orange peppers if you want to this salad. Throw some greens like kale, arugula and chopped lettuce in it. Add some black beans or chickpeas to make it extra nutritious and wholesome. Adding peas or fresh corn will enhance the taste and give the salad a pleasant sweetness. Try adding crispy bacon bits or grilled chicken breast, shrimp, tuna, turkey bits, or ham chunks are all great meat options as well. Some interesting dressings you can add to this salad are Ranch, Italian, or Thousand Island. You can even add spices like paprika, cayenne pepper, Cajun spice, or garlic powder as well.Thank you to Patricia Mitchell at the ‘Texas Cooking' food blog for sharing this appetizing Southern Potato Salad recipe with us. For more healthy dinner ideas, do check out Patricia's blog where she shares her recipes for best healthy salads. This potato salad recipe is refreshingly new and makes a comforting family meal. Try it for yourself!

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