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Creamy Potato Salad for Two Recipe

Creamy Potato Salad for Two Recipe

"This potato salad is quick and versatile," confirms Caron Osberg of Urbandale, Iowa. Her downsized version of the classic has a creamy dressing and gets a pleasant crunch from chopped carrots and celery.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 small red potatoes, cubed
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 hard-cooked egg, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped celery
  • 2 tablespoons chopped carrot
  • 2 tablespoons chopped red onion
  • 2 teaspoons sweet pickle relish
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • 1. Place the potatoes in a microwave-safe bowl; add water. Cover and microwave on high for 4-5 minutes or until tender; drain and rinse in cold water.
  • 2. In a bowl, combine the remaining ingredients. Add potatoes and gently toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate until chilled. Yield: 2 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup (prepared with fat-free mayonnaise) equals 227 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 110 mg cholesterol, 561 mg sodium, 41 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 7 g protein.