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Red, White and Blue Potato Salad

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Potato Type: PurpleRedsWhite
Cuisine: American




Serves 6


Looking for a colorful, delicious potato salad recipe for the 4th of July? Look no further. This is one of the best potato salad recipes and it uses a variety of potatoes.


  • 1 lb. small white potatoes (“Creamer” fingerling or yellow potatoes)
  • 1 lb. small red potatoes
  • 12 ounces Purple Peruvian potatoes
  • 3 tablespoons walnut oil, or olive oil, divided
  • 2 ounces chopped ham*
  • 1/3 cup chopped walnuts
  • 8 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons sherry or white balsamic vinegar
  • 1 cup finely chopped red or orange bell pepper
  • 4 green onions, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper


  1. Cut the potatoes into 1 1/2 inch pieces (do not peel). Steam for 25 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon walnut oil in a medium skillet.
  3. Add ham, walnuts, and garlic. Sauté 10 minutes.
  4. Add sherry vinegar, stir well. In a large bowl, toss ham mixture with potatoes, additional 2 tablespoons walnut oil, red pepper, green onions, salt and pepper.
  5. Serve warm or cold with grilled steak, burgers, chicken or fish.

Learn how to make traditional potato salad.


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Lou Ann

It really looks delightful. This is a great potato salad either warm as you fix it or cold. I use cider...Read Full Review


Lou Ann

It really looks delightful. This is a great potato salad either warm as you fix it or cold. I use cider or rice vinegar as I don't care for balsamic.

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