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Red White and Blue Potato Salad

This Red White and Blue Potato Salad is a delicious salad addition to summer parties and barbecues.  It’s a combination of white fingerling potatoes, red potatoes and blue/purple potatoes too!

Vinegar based Red, White and Blue Potato Salad

This unique potato salad recipe is tossed in a Dijon vinaigrette dressing instead of the usual mayonnaise potato salad standby.  There are plenty of fresh herbs mixed in to give it so much flavor and texture.

People get tired of store-bought potato salad.  I don’t know what it is about it, but you can spot store-bought salads a mile away.  Take the time to make it homemade!

Summer potato salad recipe

In this Red White and Blue Potato Salad, the cut potatoes are lightly coated with the vinaigrette.  That’s all they really need.  You won’t miss the mayo at all, and it’s nice to serve up something a little different.

If you’re looking for more great summer BBQ recipes, try my Grilled Chicken with Lemon and Oregano, Corn on the Cob with Bacon Butter and Berry Hand Pies for dessert!

Red, White and Blue Potato Salad

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 193 kcal

Here's a potato salad to make all summer long!

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Ingredients

POTATO SALAD:

  • 2 cups (about 10 ounces) fingerling potatoes, halved lengthwise
  • 2 cups (about 10 ounces) small red potatoes, quartered
  • 2 cups (about 10 ounces) small blue (purple) potatoes, halved lengthwise
  • 3 large hard boiled eggs, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives

VINAIGRETTE:

  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Instructions

PREPARE THE SALAD:

  1. Place the fingerling and red potatoes in a saucepan; cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 15 minutes or until tender. Drain; cool slightly. Transfer the potatoes to a large bowl.

  2. Place the blue potatoes in a saucepan; cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 10 minutes or until tender. Drain; cool slightly. Add the blue potatoes, egg, onion, parsley, dill, and chives; toss gently.

PREPARE THE VINAIGRETTE:

  1. Whisk together the vinegar and remaining ingredients. Pour over the potato mixture; toss gently to combine. Serve warm, at room temperature, or chilled.

Recipe Notes

  • WEIGHT WATCHERS FREESTYLE SmartPoints per serving: 4
  • *This recipe uses a trio of potatoes, but use all of one type if you prefer. Blue potatoes are starchier than the others and tend to bleed, so cook them separately. If you need to, prepare this dish a day ahead, but add the blue potatoes just before serving.
  • *Be sure to cut potatoes to uniform size.
  • *If you're preparing this recipe as GLUTEN-FREE- just make sure that the brand of Dijon you're using is GF.
Nutrition Facts
Red, White and Blue Potato Salad
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 193 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 11%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 93mg 31%
Sodium 550mg 23%
Potassium 661mg 19%
Total Carbohydrates 25g 8%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 1g
Protein 6g 12%
Vitamin A 5.3%
Vitamin C 30.8%
Calcium 3%
Iron 8.4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Comments

  1. postedJul 4, 2018 4:49 PM
    Chad Makara

    I made this for our July 4th dinner (2018). My girlfriend and I really enjoyed it. Surprisingly, tastes just like potato salad. A very good (and simple) side dish. *thumbs up*

  2. postedMay 9, 2018 9:26 PM

    Inviting, frugal, simple, easy, tasty, who on Earth could ask for more 🙂 ! Thnak you !

  3. postedMay 9, 2018 8:13 AM
    Ari

    Looks delicious!

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