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Cajun Potato Salad

 Cajun Potato Salad
I have been making this mouthwatering potato salad for about 10 years. My family likes spicy foods, and thanks to a son living in New Orleans, we have a constant supply of Cajun sausage for this recipe. Made with extra sausage, it's a filling one-dish meal.—Margaret Scott, Murfreesboro, Tennessee
6 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Cook: 20 min. + cooling


  • 2 pounds small red potatoes
  • 1/2 cup chopped red onions
  • 1/2 cup sliced green onions
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 6 tablespoons cider vinegar, divided
  • 1/2 pound Johnsonville® Polish Kielbasa Sausage or smoked Polish sausage, sliced
  • 6 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper


  • Place potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a
  • boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 15-20 minutes or until tender.
  • Drain; cool completely.
  • Cut into 1/4-in. slices; transfer to a large bowl. Add onions,
  • parsley and 3 tablespoons vinegar; toss.
  • In a medium skillet, cook sausage in oil for 5-10 minutes or until it
  • begins to brown. Remove with slotted spoon and add to potato
  • mixture.
  • To drippings in skillet, add mustard, garlic, pepper, cayenne pepper
  • and remaining vinegar; bring to a boil, whisking constantly. Pour

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Directions (continued)

  • over salad; toss gently. Serve immediately. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 361 calories, 24 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 25 mg cholesterol, 482 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 9 g protein.