Red Potato Recipe – Italian Style!

A potato side dish is always a favorite at the dinner or picnic table. The most common ones are potato salad or roasted potatoes. Typically, potato salad, which can be heavily coated in a mayo-based dressing or roasted potatoes, which can be drenched in oil. Introduce your family and friends to a different potato side dish that will surely be their next favorite. This Italian style red potato side dish is light, creamy, delicious and absolutely satisfying. The perfectly cooked creamy potatoes absorb all the flavors from the light vinaigrette made with olive oil, vinegar, herbs, and spices. You do not even need to spend too much time in the kitchen. It only takes 30 minutes to make this fabulous red potato side dish.


This recipe takes about 30 minutes to make. Serves 5 to 6.

• 3 pounds of petite red potatoes, cleaned
• 3 cups of water
• 1 tbsp salt
• ½ cup of olive oil
• ¼ cup of vinegar
• 1 tsp mustard powder
• 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
• ¼ tsp freshly cracked black pepper
• 4 cloves garlic, minced
• ½ cup of chopped green onions
• 1 cup of chopped curly leaf parsley
• 1 tsp salt
• 1 tsp paprika


Put water, potatoes, and salt in a large pot.
Cover the pot with a lid and boil over medium-high heat for 20 to 25 minutes.
Pour out the hot water from the pot, then fill the pot with cold water.
While the potatoes are cooling, prepare the dressing.
In a large mixing bowl, put olive oil, vinegar, mustard powder, Worcestershire sauce, black pepper, garlic, green onions, parsley, salt, and paprika.
Stir well until all the ingredients are well combined.
Drain the potatoes, then cut them into chunks.
Put the potato chunks in the bowl.
Using a spatula, toss gently until the dressing coats each chunk of potato.
Transfer to a serving dish.

Ideas And Tips:

Aside from red potatoes, you can use baby potatoes, yellow Finn potatoes or Yukon golds. Make sure you do not overcook the potatoes.

This potato salad can be served warm, chilled or at room temperature. Keep leftover potato salad in a covered container. It can store in the fridge for up to 4 days. Do not freeze it.

Aside from potatoes, you can use turnips or sweet potatoes.

You can also add blanched green beans or asparagus.

Red Potato Recipe - Italian Style
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