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Healthy Potato Salad

 Healthy Potato Salad
"Here's a heart-healthy version of my longtime favorite potato salad recipe," says Pat Potter, Calumet City, Illinois. "It's colorful and chock-full of good crunchy ingredients."
10 ServingsPrep: 25 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds small red potatoes, quartered
  • 5 hard-cooked eggs
  • 3/4 cup fat-free mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 large sweet onion, chopped
  • 2 celery ribs, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions
  • 1/2 cup julienned sweet red pepper
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley

Directions

  • Place the potatoes in a saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a
  • boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 12-14 minutes or until
  • tender. Drain; cool for 30 minutes.
  • Slice eggs in half (discard yolks or save for another use). Cut the
  • whites into 1/2-in. pieces.
  • In a large bowl, combine the mayonnaise, vinegar, sugar, mustard,
  • salt and pepper. Add the potatoes, egg whites, onion, celery, green
  • onions, red pepper and parsley; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate
  • for 2 hours or until chilled. Yield: 10 servings.

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Healthy Potato Salad (continued)

Nutritional Facts: One serving (3/4 cup) equals 110 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), 2 mg cholesterol, 305 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 vegetable.