Mom's Italian Potato Salad

Mom's Italian Potato Salad

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"This is one of my favorite recipes handed down from my mom. The best thing is there are lots of vegetables and flavors, and it's usually a welcome change from standard American versions. The olives are the best part! To save time, I usually chop all the vegetables and make the dressing while the potatoes are boiling."

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1 h 40 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 249 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 249 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 11.5 g
  • 18%
  • Carbs:
  • 34.3g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 4.2 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 523 mg
  • 21%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place potatoes in a large saucepan, cover with water, and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce the heat to medium-low, and simmer until the potatoes are tender, about 15 minutes. Drain and cool, then cut into 1-inch cubes.
  2. Combine the potatoes, cucumber, celery, onion, and olives in a large bowl.
  3. Whisk together the olive oil, red wine vinegar, and garlic powder in a small bowl. Pour the dressing over the potatoes and vegetables; mix well. Season with salt and pepper, then chill. Stir the potato salad again before serving.
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This is a delicious potato salad! The olives give it an extra kick! I prepared this for a picnic at Wolftrap Park (a US Park for the performing arts). Everyone enjoyed it. My congratulations to ...

I don't know what seems strange about raw celery and onions. I've never made a patato salad that didn't have a variety of raw veg in it - onions, celery, peppers, etc. I've made a similar recipe...

7-6-11: Ann claimed she liked this.