Light and Fresh Potato Salad

Tired of the same potato salad? Here’s one with an new savory twist, and the good thing is that it’s healthy and easy to make!

 

Ingredients

Dressing:

  • 1/4 cup seasoned rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Salad:

  • 5 cups cubed red potato (about 2 pounds)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chopped peeled cucumber $
  • 3/4 cup sliced grape or cherry tomatoes
  • 3/4 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped orange bell pepper $
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 1 (2 1/4-ounce) can sliced ripe olives, drained

Preparation

  1. 1. To prepare dressing, combine first 4 ingredients in a large bowl; stir with a whisk.
  2. 2. To prepare salad, place potato and 1/2 teaspoon salt in a medium saucepan. Cover with water to 2 inches above potato; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 8 minutes or until tender; drain.
  3. 3. Add potato to dressing in bowl, tossing gently to coat; let stand 15 minutes. Stir in cucumber and remaining ingredients; toss well. Cover and chill.

 

Courtesy of: Cooking Light