Lemony Potato Salad

Not just for picnics anymore! Potato salad is a side dish that can go with almost any meal. Enhancing a recipe with an array of spices or creative add-ins can result in something that’s truly unique and flavorful.
This version of the traditional dish adds a bit of zing with fresh lemon zest and juice.
 
IMG_20180709_172049Ingredients:
  • 2-1/2 lbs. red potatoes 
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon whole-grain mustard
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 
  • 2 stalks celery, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh chopped chives
  • salt
  • fresh ground pepper
Materials:
  • Measuring cups
  • Measuring spoons
  • Large pot
  • Large bowl
  • Zester
  • Knife
Directions:
1.  Place potatoes in a large pot, cover with cold water, and bring to a boil.  Add 2 teaspoons salt, reduce heat, and simmer until potatoes are just tender 15-20 minutes depending on size.  Drain and run under cold water to cool.
 
2.  Meanwhile in a large bowl, whisk together sour cream, mayonnaise, mustard, lemon zest and juice, and 1/2 teaspoon each salt and ground pepper; stir in celery.
 
3.  Peel potatoes and cut into bite size pieces and then add to dressing and gently toss to combine.  Fold in chives.  Put in fridge for a couple of hours for flavors to absorb.

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