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Fiesta Potato Salad Recipe

Fiesta Potato Salad Recipe

"With Mexican foods so popular, this salad has plenty of appeal," notes Marlene Muckenhirn of Delano, Minnesota.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 40 min. + chilling YIELD:12-16 servings


  • 6 cups cooked cubed peeled potatoes
  • 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2/3 cup black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2/3 cup chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced celery
  • 1/3 cup thinly sliced green onions
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons minced fresh cilantro
  • 3/4 cup ranch salad dressing
  • 1/2 cup chunky salsa
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Lettuce leaves, optional


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the potatoes, cheese, beans, red pepper, celery, onions and cilantro. In a small bowl, combine salad dressing, salsa and salt; pour over potato mixture and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Serve in a lettuce-lined bowl if desired. Yield: 12-16 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 158 calories, 9 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 13 mg cholesterol, 289 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein.