Healthy Potato Salad

Healthy Potato Salad

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"'Here's a heart-healthy version of my longtime favorite potato salad recipe,' says Pat Potter, Calumet City, Illinois. 'It's colorful and chock-full of good crunchy ingredients.'"
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25 m servings
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  1. Place the potatoes in a saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 12-14 minutes or until tender. Drain; cool for 30 minutes.
  2. Slice eggs in half (discard yolks or save for another use). Cut the whites into 1/2-in. pieces.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the mayonnaise, vinegar, sugar, mustard, salt and pepper. Add the potatoes, egg whites, onion, celery, green onions, red pepper and parsley; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours or until chilled.


  • Nutritional Analysis: One serving (3/4 cup) equals 110 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), 2 mg cholesterol, 305 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 vegetable.


  1. 29 Ratings

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Simple, and very tasty! This potato salad got rave reviews at home. Instead of cider vinegar, I substituted red wine vinegar and it was excellent.

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I really didn't think this was anything special. I left out the celery as I always do with recipes because I dont like it. It wasnt bad, but not a 5 star recipe. I felt it needed some salt or so...

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Simple, and very tasty! This potato salad got rave reviews at home. Instead of cider vinegar, I substituted red wine vinegar and it was excellent.

I'm surprised more viewers are not trying this one! I made this for an afternoon get together with the girls along with a side dish of assorted finger sandwiches. It recieved lots or raves and...

Great recipe. I substituted nonfat greek yogurt for the mayonnaise and it was great, plus a little healthier!

This was really delicious, and an excellent substitute for those high-fat potato salads (although you can never really make potato salad terribly healthy). I, like the previous reviewer can't be...

Wonderful. Per a review, I substituted 1/4 C of the mayo with light sour cream. Also added a little dill, smoked paprika and lemon juice. This is a great base recipe to add your own creative ...

This was a great potato salad and I am picky with my potato salads! I only gave it 4 stars because I felt I had to make some changes to make it 5 stars. 1-I added a big spoonful of sour cream be...

Tastes good and it was mad easy for a college dude to make. Thanks

My husband loved this recipe. We like potato salads that do not include any type of pickles. This fit the bill. Using the fat-free mayonnaise (what the recipe calls for) really did help cut d...

I have been avoiding potato salad because I couldn't find a healthy version . . . this is it! Like others I had to change it up a bit. I used half a Vidalia onion and no green ones. My dressing ...

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