Best Potato Salad Ever

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Craving potatoes? Drop that bag of potato chips and try this potato salad recipe instead. You can tell that this is the Best Potato Salad Ever because it is loaded with a bunch of different flavors that perfectly blend. A praise-worthy potato salad recipe is a keeper because when it comes to a potato salad, a lot of us are picky eaters. Also, this salad is super filling and keeps you satisfied longer the healthy way. The flavor of Dijon mustard and bacon in the salad dressing tossed together with creamy potatoes is what makes this salad so delightful. Although, it's not mandatory at all to add bacon to this recipe. Just eliminate the bacon if you want to reduce the fats that come with it. The green pepper and celery give it a good crunch. You can also add other crunchy veggies like red, yellow or orange peppers to this recipe. Healthy dinner ideas are great when you have a busy schedule through the week. You can serve this salad as a side with grilled meat or just eat it on its own.

When it comes it comfort foods, potatoes are perhaps on top of the list. Unfortunately, potatoes over a period have gained a bad reputation as a starchy food. But in reality, potatoes are not all that bad for you. While potatoes may be starchy but it is how the potatoes are eaten that has to be taken into account. It is always best to consume potatoes that are either boiled or baked as opposed to eating potato fries. Potatoes have the right kind of carbohydrates, and they are free from fat, gluten and cholesterol as well. On top of that, potatoes are high in potassium, iron, and vitamin c which are the essential vitamins your body needs. One serving size of six small potatoes has an approximate of 120 calories. With all the vital nutrition in potatoes, it's a good idea to add more recipes that include potatoes in your diet.

The versatility of this recipe is what makes it one of the best healthy salads that are wholesome for family dinners. You can also use fresh herbs like dill, basil or rosemary. If you don’t have fresh herbs readily available, you can also use Italian seasoning for a great flavor in this recipe. For added nutrition, you could also add leafy vegetables like fresh Arugula, kale or cilantro to this recipe. If you like the flavor of garlic for a beautiful aroma, you could add a dash of freshly minced garlic as well. Add black beans, chickpeas or fresh green peas to make it protein-rich and wholesome. You can also add boiled eggs or toss in chicken breast or any other healthy meat of choice like shrimp, tuna or turkey to this recipe. Some interesting salad dressing ideas to incorporate into this potato salad recipe are Ranch, Italian, Thousand island or French mustard. Try adding different kinds of spices like cayenne pepper, garlic powder, Cajun spice, or a pinch of cumin powder as well. Spices are not only healthy but add a lot of flavor to salad recipes.

Thank you to Michelle at the Brown Eyed Baker food blog for sharing with us this recipe for making the Best Potato Salad Ever. For more exciting recipes and healthy dinner ideas, do check out Michell’s blog where she shares her love for having fun with food. This potato salad recipe is refreshing and makes a comforting family meal anytime you want to eat potatoes. Try it and see for yourself. You’ll be hooked to this deliciousness.

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