I made this alternative to the standard potato salad served during the summer that contains mayo and other creamy sauces. This one stands out as a tasty, and more healthy alternative. I served at a holiday/birthday gathering to rave reviews. Everyone loved it, and some commented that it must have taken a long time. It's actually pretty quick, can be made in the same as other potato salads. I replaced a couple of ingredients for the preparation. Instead of parsley, I used cilantro. This added a bit of latin flavor to the Mediterranean base flavors. I also used balsamic instead of red wine vinegar for a stronger flavor. In both cases I felt they added a little more personality to the salad. Two ingredients that are not missed if you don't have them are the capers and anchovies. I'm sure they add some to the complexity of flavors, but the salad would still be great without. This salad would go great with other Mediterranean dishes and chicken. I'll definitely make again.
Grilled Potato Salad
Greenfritos Posted: 07/05/10