Uptown Potato Salad

by | Jul 14, 2020 | Side Dishes | 2 comments

Uptown Potato Salad

Recipe by Ann McCormick, Herb 'n CowgirlCourse: Sides

Potato salad is a go-everywhere dish. Whether you live in a small town or the big city, I’m sure you have a preferred combination of ingredients. With this recipe I invite you to try something a bit different with Uptown Potato Salad. The olives and Worcestershire sauce add a deep flavor note the compliments the fresh herbs. Add the bias cut vegetables and you’ve got a dish good enough for uptown Saturday night.

Ingredients

  • 8 medium potatoes, peeled, cooked, and diced

  • 4 medium carrots, thinly bias sliced

  • 1 C. celery, thinly bias sliced

  • 1/2 C. pitted ripe olives, sliced

  • 1 C. mayonnaise

  • 1 C. sour cream

  • 3 T. lemon juice

  • 2-4 T. fresh chopped chives

  • 1 T. Worcestershire sauce

  • 1 tsp. salt

  • 2 tablespoons prepared mustard

  • 1 tsp. ground pepper

  • 1/2 C. pecans, finely chopped

How to Make It

  • In a large bowl toss sliced potatoes, sliced carrots, celery, and olives.
  • In a small bowl combine next 9 ingredients (mayonnaise through pepper), until well combined. 
  • Add sour cream mixture to vegetables and gently toss to coat well.
  • Chill at least one hour.
  • Serve with chopped pecans sprinkled on top.

2 Comments

    • Ann McCormick

      Glad to be of help with the meal planning, Linda. :>

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