Golden Potato Salad with Creamy Harvest Dressing

  • Yield 12 servings

Toss together a healthful low-fat potato salad with mouth-watering golden potatoes, onion, celery and bacon. The creamy, yet fat-free dressing is mostly nutrient-rich fruit and veggies, too.

Ingredients

Creamy Harvest Dressing:
1 -- (15-ounce) can sweet potatoes or yams in light syrup, drained
1 slice yellow onion, 1/2-inch thick
3/4 cup apple juice
1/2 cup orange juice
1/4 cup red-wine vinegar
1/8 teaspoon dried thyme
1/4 teaspoon pumpkin-pie spice
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 tablespoons chopped, flat-leaf (Italian) parsley
Salad:
3 pounds Yukon gold potatoes, washed, cut in 1 1/2-inch chunks
1 small red onion, finely chopped
3 -- ribs celery, peeled and finely diced
2 -- strips of bacon, cooked crisp, fat drained and crumbled

Instructions

 

  1. To make the dressing, purée all of the dressing ingredients, except for the parsley, in a blender or food processor until smooth; stir in the parsley.
  2. Boil the potatoes in a large pot of water until tender, about 15 minutes; drain.  While still hot toss the potatoes, onion, celery and bacon and the dressing prepared before; set aside to cool.
 

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