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Easy Spring Potato Salad


A 30-minute easy and nutritious Spring Potato Salad made with mixed fingerling potatoes tossed with pesto sauce, fresh lemon juice, olive oil, cumin, chili powder, and crushed red pepper. It is served chilled and features complimentary flavors from the sweet tomatoes, artichokes, fresh mozzarella, and basil leaves. A colorful, gluten-free dish to brighten your table!


2Poundmixed Fingerling potatoes, washed and cut into halves
1 1⁄4Tablespoonsalt
2TablespoonOlive oil
2Tablespoonfresh lemon juice
1⁄2TeaspoonChili powder
1⁄2TeaspoonCrushed red pepper
1⁄3Cuppesto sauce
14Ouncecan whole artichoke hearts, drained (about 8-10 artichokes)
8 Sweet tomatoes or yellow grape tomatoes
1⁄3Cupfresh Mozzarella pearls
5 fresh basil leaves


1) Place potatoes in a large pot. Add enough cold water to cover by 3 inches. Stir in 1 tablespoon salt and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium and simmer until potatoes are tender, about 12-15 minutes. Drain in a colander and let cool slightly.

2) Meanwhile, in a large bowl, whisk olive oil, lemon juice, 1/2 teaspoon salt, cumin, and chili powder until homogeneous. Stir in the crushed red pepper and pesto sauce, and mix well. Add potatoes and toss to coat.

3)Place tossed potatoes onto a serving platter and arrange artichokes hearts, tomatoes, and mozzarella pearls on top and sides. Cover and chill in the refrigerator. Right before serving, garnish with basil leaves. Enjoy!

Make ahead tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 1 day. 


6 Servings
SourcePhoto and Recipe courtesy of Potatoes USA
Prep time15 minutes
Cook time15 minutes
Recipes30 Minutes or Less