Dandelion Potato Salad Recipe
Friends and family will love the crunchy produce in this tasty potato salad. Dandelion leaves are a deliciously different addition in spring.
- 1-1/2 pounds potatoes, peeled and cubed (about 4 cups)
- 1-1/2 teaspoons salt, divided
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 4 teaspoons all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup white vinegar
- 1 teaspoon prepared mustard
- 2 medium onions, chopped
- 1/4 cup mayonnaise
- 3/4 teaspoon celery salt
- 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 4 hard-cooked eggs
- 1 to 1-1/2 cups torn dandelion or spring mix salad greens
- 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
- 1/2 cup chopped sweet red pepper
- 1/2 cup sweet pickle relish
- 1. Place potatoes and 1 teaspoon salt in a large saucepan; add water to cover. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cook, uncovered, 10-15 minutes or until tender.
- 2. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, combine sugar, flour, vinegar and mustard until smooth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in onions. Drain potatoes and place in a large bowl. Add onion mixture; toss to coat. Refrigerate, covered, until chilled.
- 3. In a small bowl, mix mayonnaise, celery salt, garlic powder, pepper and remaining salt. Add to potato mixture; toss to coat.
- 4. Chop three eggs; slice remaining egg for topping. Add chopped egg, dandelion greens, peppers and pickle relish to potato salad; stir just until combined. Top with sliced egg; sprinkle with paprika. Yield: 12 servings (3/4 cup each).
3/4 cup equals 164 calories, 6 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 72 mg cholesterol, 528 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein.
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