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Purple Potato Salad

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This purple potato salad is a great side dish, we boil potato with garlic and vinegar, give potato tasty flavor.

. Prep
15 min.
10 min.
Ready In
40 min.
4 servings
Low Fat, Low Cholesterol, Trans-fat Free, High Fiber
Metric measurements


2pounds potato purple-skinned fingerling, quartered lengthwise
10cloves garlicVideo 1 head, halved crosswise
1pinch red pepper flakes *
5tablespoons apple cider vinegar
1x kosher salt to taste*
1each red onion halved and thinly sliced
1teaspoon sugarVideo
1/2cup mayonnaise, light *
4tablespoons sour cream, light
1/3cup horseradish drained*
2stalks celery thinly sliced*
4each pickles, dill half-sour or sweet, diced
3tablespoons dill leaves freshly chopped*
2tablespoons parsley leaves freshly chopped
1x black pepper freshly ground to taste*
* not incl. in nutrient facts


Combine the garlic, red pepper flakes, potatoes, 1 tablespoon vinegar and 1 tablespoon salt in a medium saucepan.

Cover with water.

Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, then simmer, uncovered, until the potatoes are tender but not mushy, 8 to 10 minutes.

Add the onion and cook until almost tender, about 1 more minute.

Drain, discarding the garlic.

Let the potatoes cool.

Whisk the remaining 4 tablespoons vinegar, 1 teaspoon salt and the sugar in a large bowl.

Mix in the mayonnaise, sour cream and horseradish.

Add the celery and pickles, then gently fold in the potatoes and chopped herbs.

Season with salt and pepper.

Cover and refrigerate until serving.

First published: last updated: 2014-12-16

5 stars - based on 2 ratings, best: 5, worst: 0, reviews: 1


Reviewed: over 5 years ago

Last week, I bought some purple potatoes frome the local farmer, later found this purple potato salad recipe, I didn't use mayonnaise, used all of my left sour cream and some plain yogurt, it is really a great way to boil potato with garlic, vinegar and pepper, it is true, the potato was very tasty, I love this puple potato salad.


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I've never seen purple potato salad before--it's very pretty!

Critter Mom
Cypress, United States about 3 years ago
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