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Warm Potato Salad With Smoked Sausage

Yield 8 servings


  • 3 pounds small red potatoes, quartered
  • 2 pounds smoked sausage, cut into 1-inch-thick slices
  • 1/2 cup dry red wine
  • 2 (8-ounce) packages sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon hot pepper sauce,divided
  • 1 bunch green onions, chopped
  • 1/3 cup chicken broth
  • 1/3 cup dry white wine
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 teaspoon pepper
  • 2/3 cup olive oil

How to Make It

  1. Cook potato in boiling water to cover in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat 15 to 20 minutes or until tender; drain and cool slightly. Cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices, and place in a large bowl.

  2. Brown sausage in Dutch oven over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, 5 minutes. Add red wine, and cook 5 minutes. Drain sausage, and add to sliced potato.

  3. Saute mushrooms in 2 tablespoons hot oil in Dutch oven 5 minutes or until liquid evaporates. Sprinkle with lemon juice and 1 1/2 teaspoons pepper sauce, tossing gently. Add mushroom mixture and green onions to potato mixture.

  4. Process remaining pepper sauce, chicken broth, and next 4 ingredients in a blender or food processor until blended. Turn blender on high; add 2/3 cup oil in a slow, steady stream. Pour over potato mixture, tossing gently. Serve warm.