Mediterranean Potato Salad

Looking for a meatless side dish? Then check out this potato salad recipe that is ready in 25 minutes- perfect for Mediterranean cuisine.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

1 1/2
lb medium red potatoes, cut in half
3
slices bacon
3/4
cup red or yellow grape tomatoes
1/4
cup chopped onion
1/4
cup sliced ripe olives
1/2
cup fat-free Italian dressing
1
tablespoon cider vinegar
1
tablespoon chopped fresh Italian parsley, if desired
  • 1 In 3-quart saucepan, heat 1 inch water to boiling. Add potatoes. Cover and heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer 10 to 15 minutes or until tender; drain. Cool slightly. Cut potatoes into 3/4-inch cubes; place in large bowl.
  • 2 Meanwhile, line microwavable plate with microwavable paper towel. Place bacon on paper towel; top with another microwavable paper towel. Microwave on High 2 to 3 minutes or until bacon is crisp. Crumble bacon.
  • 3 Stir bacon, tomatoes, onion and olives into warm cubed potatoes. In small bowl, mix dressing and vinegar; pour over potato mixture, stirring gently to coat vegetables. Sprinkle with parsley. Serve warm or cool.

Expert Tips

Serve with grilled turkey or chicken brats or another sausage for an easy summer meal.

Round, red, waxy potatoes work best in this salad; they'll keep their shape and remain firm when mixed.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
60
(
Calories from Fat
15),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1 1/2g
1 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
170mg
170%;
Total Carbohydrate
12g
12%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
8%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.