Good Morning America Recipes

Two-Tone Potato Salad

Steven Raichlen's Labor Day Recipe

GMA Recipes
|
Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min

This Recipe from Steven Raichlen's "The Barbecue Bible" is an easy way to please at your next cook out.

Ingredients

  • Potatoes and Dressing
  • 2 large baking potatoes (each 10 ounces)
  • 2 large sweet potatoes (each 10 ounces)
  • Salt, to taste
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar, or more to taste
  • 2 tablespoons drained capers
  • 2 tablespoons pitted green olives, chopped
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • Salad
  • 2 medium ribs celery (with leaves, if possible), finely chopped
  • 2 hard-cooked eggs, coarsely chopped (optional)
  • 3 scallions, both white and green parts, trimmed and finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup red onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh Italian parsley (flat-leaf), chopped, plus a few springs for garnish
  • 8 pitted black olives, for garnish
  • Cooking Directions

    Peel all the potatoes and cut into 3/4 inch cubes. Place the baking potatoes in a large saucepan with 2 quarts lightly salted water. Bring to a boil and cook for 4 minutes. Add the sweet potatoes and simmer until both types of potatoes are just tender, 4 to 6 minutes or more.

    Meanwhile, prepare the dressing. Combine the mayonnaise and mustard in a large serving bowl and whisk until blended and smooth. Whisk in the oil, 2 tablespoons vinegar, capers, green olives, and pepper.

    Drain the potatoes, then stir into the dressing while still hot. Set aside to cool and absorb the dressing.

    Prepare the salad: Stir the celery, eggs (if using), scallions, red onion and chopped parsley gently but thoroughly into the cooled potato mixture. Correct the seasoning, adding salt or vinegar, the salad should be highly seasoned. Garnish the salad with the black olives and parsley springs and serve.

    Recipe copyright Steven Raichlen©1998; from The Barbecue Bible© 1998 by Steven Raichlen

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: potatoes, capers, scallions, red wine vinegar

    Course: Salad, Side Dish, Starch, Vegetable

    More Info: Vegetarian


    Other Recipes That You Might Like
    Recipe: Julia Child's Famous French Potato Salad
    Recipe Courtesy of 'The Way We Cook' By Julia Child
    Carla Hall's Lemon Dill Potato Salad
    A Summertime Lemony Salad
    Three Potato Salad
    Jack McDavid's Independence Day Recipe
    Carla Hall's Peasant Potato Salad with Harissa Vinaigrette
    Try This Delicious Potato Salad For Dinner Tonight
    Creamy Potato Salad
    A Tasty Summer Side Dish
    Favorite Potato Salad
    Perfect for a Kicked-Up Father's Day Barbecue
    Smoked German New Potato Salad
    Potato Salad With a Smoky Flair
    Sweet and Gold Potato Salad
    A delicious twist on a classic dish!
     
    Foodspotting
    VIDEO: The Ramen Burger
    VIDEO: Rays & Stark Bar in LA employs an expert to help you choose from 20 brands of water.
    VIDEO: Haylee Nelson reveals all the delicious flavors that make up the new "Sunrise Sundae."
    VIDEO: Ladies and Gentlemen... The Crookie
    VIDEO: World, meet The Cronut
    Food Tips: How To...
    Karen's Kitchen
    Check out "GMA's" chef/food stylist's blog here.
    PHOTO: Karen Pickus apple crisp is shown here.
    Karen's Apple Crisp Crunch Check out "GMA's" chef/food stylist's sweet apple dessert.
    PHOTO: Karen Pickus cherry galette is shown here.
    Karen's Cherry Galette Check out "GMA's" chef/food stylist's recipe for a tasty dessert.
    More Ways To Get GMA
    Connect with GMA
    Social Tools Facebook Twitter Twitter Connect with GMA YouTube RSS