Fingerling Potato and Prosciutto Salad

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If you’re looking for something a little different, try this Fingerling Potato and Prosciutto Salad.

Fingerling Potato and Prosciutto Salad recipe from RecipeGirl.com

Fingerling potatoes are a small, stubby, finger-shaped potato.  They’re a little odd looking, but they’re fun to use in recipes because people don’t expect to see them!

Fingerling Potato and Prosciutto Salad recipe from RecipeGirl.com

In this recipe, the potatoes are tossed with a lightly creamy dressing.  They’re not smothered in it as you see in other potato salad recipes.  Thin slices of prosciutto are mixed in, and they make a delicious addition.

Fingerling Potato and Prosciutto Salad recipe from RecipeGirl.com

Shallots, parsley and fresh sage round out the flavors in this salad.  It’s the perfect sort of potato salad to serve at a nicer, more intimate gathering.  People will appreciate that you made something new!

Fingerling Potato and Prosciutto Salad

Yield: 4 servings (serving size = 1 cup)

Prep Time: 25 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients:
  • 1 pound fingerling potatoes, halved lengthwise
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped shallots
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 3 tablespoons crème fraîche
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh sage
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 ounces very thin slices prosciutto, finely chopped
Directions:
  1. Place potatoes in a medium saucepan; cover with water. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes or until tender. Drain. Stir until tender. Drain. Stir in vinegar. Cover and chill.
  2. Combine potato mixture and remaining ingredients in a large bowl; toss gently to coat.
Nutrition:
  • Nutritional Information per 1-cup serving: Calories: 154, Fat: 3.12g, Saturated Fat: 1.38g, Sugar: .94g, Sodium: 826.43mg, Fiber: 2.69g, Protein: 8.99g, Cholesterol: 18.84mg, Carbohydrates: 23g
  • Weight Watchers POINTS per 1-cup serving:  Freestyle SmartPoints: 6, Points Plus Program: 4, Old Points Program: 3
SOURCE:  RecipeGirl.com (via Cooking Light)

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