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Warm Red Potato Salad Recipe

Warm Red Potato Salad Recipe

This is my sister, Barbara's recipe. The red potato skins and the green beans contrast nicely, and the ham pieces add lip-smacking flavor. —Laurel Leslie, Sonora, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Cook: 15 min. YIELD:7 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds small red potatoes
  • 1/4 pound fresh snow peas, halved
  • 1/2 pound sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup diced fully cooked ham
  • 1 medium green pepper, julienned
  • 1 celery rib, diced
  • 3 tablespoons chopped green onions
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • DRESSING:
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 4 red lettuce leaves

Directions

  • 1. Place potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 10 minutes. Add snow peas; cook, uncovered, 1 minute longer or until potatoes are tender. Drain.
  • 2. When cool enough to handle, quarter potatoes into a large bowl. Add the mushrooms, ham, green pepper, celery, onions and parsley.
  • 3. In a small bowl, combine the oil, vinegar, lemon juice, oregano, salt and pepper. Pour over potato mixture and toss gently. Sprinkle with parsley. Serve warm in a lettuce-lined bowl. Yield: 7 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 273 calories, 17 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 5 mg cholesterol, 313 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 6 g protein.