Friday, September 16, 2011

Southwestern Potato Salad

I love a good potato salad.  So when I saw this southwestern version, I jumped on it. 

It called for a cup of mayo, I had to cut that down.  The greek yogurt worked just fine, the texture was perfect and the flavor was wonderful! 

Southwestern Potato Salad Recipe
Adapted from Delightfully Dowling

2 1/2 lbs. potatoes
1 - 6 oz. cup Greek lowfat yogurt
1/3 cup mayo, light
2 tbsp. honey mustard
2 tbsp. lime juice
2 tbsp. Ancho chile powder
1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper
3 plum tomatoes
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1 jalapeno, finely diced
3 green onions, thinly sliced
1 small red onion, diced
4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
Black pepper

1. Put the potatoes in a large pot & add enough cold water to cover. add 1 tbsp. salt & bring to a boil over high heat. Cook until the potatoes are tender when pierced with a fork, 12-15 minutes.

2. Drain well, let cool slightly, & slice 1/4" thick. Set aside.
3. Stir together the yogurt, mayo, mustard, lime juice, ancho powder, cayenne, tomato, cilantro, jalapeno, green onions, red onion, & garlic in a medium bowl. pour the mixture over the potatoes & mix gently until combined. Season with salt & pepper to taste. Serve cold or at room temperature.

Total calories = 1555 calories
8 heaping cups = 194 calories per serving

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Calories calculated from Some numbers are approximate and rounded.


  1. Debbi that sounds wonderful! I am so excited to see a completely different kind of potato salad. I have to try this!

  2. This looks delicious. The flavors sound amazing. I can't wait to try this sometime.

  3. Less than 200 calories for potato salad is awesome!

    Hope you have a great weekend Debbi -should be cool!

  4. What a great substitute for mayo - Greek yogurt. This does sound absolutely delicious! A nice change from the normal every day potato salad.