New Potato Salad

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Ingredients

4 pounds new potatoes
1/4 cup white vinegar
2 garlic cloves
1 teaspoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
3/4 cup olive oil
2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
2 pints grape tomatoes*
1/3 cup chopped purple onion
8 bacon slices, cooked and crumbled

Preparation

Cook potatoes in boiling water to cover 25 to 30 minutes or just until tender; drain and cool. Cut potatoes in half, and set aside.

Process vinegar and next 4 ingredients in a blender, stopping to scrape down sides. Turn blender on high, and gradually add oil in a slow, steady stream. Stir in chopped basil.

Place potato, tomatoes, and onion in a large bowl. Drizzle with dressing; toss gently. Cover and chill 8 hours. Top with crumbled bacon just before serving.

* 2 large tomatoes, seeded and chopped, may be substituted.

Note:

July 2001