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Purple Potato Salad

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Purple Potato Salad Purple Potato Salad

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













Low Fat, Low Cholesterol, Trans-fat Free, High Fiber


2 pounds potatoes
purple-skinned fingerling, quartered lengthwise
10 cloves garlic
1 head, halved crosswise
1 pinch red pepper flakes
5 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
1 x kosher salt
to taste
1 each red onion
halved and thinly sliced
1 teaspoon sugar
½ cup mayonnaise, light
4 tablespoons sour cream, light
cup horseradish
2 stalks celery
thinly sliced
4 each pickles, dill
half-sour or sweet, diced
3 tablespoons dill weed
freshly chopped
2 tablespoons parsley leaves
freshly chopped
1 x 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: 2015-11-25

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



about 6 years

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.


Critter Mom
Cypress, United States
 about 4 years ago

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


Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 432g (15.2 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 2907% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 4%
Saturated Fat 1g 6%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 6mg 2%
Sodium 598mg 25%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 21%
Dietary Fiber 6g 24%
Sugars g
Protein 14g
Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 51%
Calcium 12% Iron 9%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

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