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Mediterranean Grilled Potato Salad

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Mediterranean Grilled Potato Salad
  • Prep 40 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Servings 6
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Move over, grilled meat, and make way for a light and delicious potato salad from the grill.
Updated Sep 24, 2015

Ingredients

Basil Vinaigrette

  • 1/3 cup olive or vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves
  • 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Salad

  • 1 1/2 pounds small red potatoes
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
  • 1 small red bell pepper, chopped (1/2 cup)
  • 1/2 cup pitted ripe olives

Steps

  • 1
    In tightly covered container, shake all vinaigrette ingredients.
  • 2
    In 2-quart saucepan, place potatoes; add enough water just to cover potatoes. Add 1/2 teaspoon salt. Cover and heat to boiling; reduce heat to low. Cook covered about 15 minutes or until potatoes are just tender; drain. Cool slightly; cut potatoes in half. Toss with 2 tablespoons oil.
  • 3
    Heat coals or gas grill for direct heat. Cover and grill potatoes over medium heat 5 to 10 minutes, turning occasionally, until golden brown and tender.
  • 4
    In large bowl, toss potatoes, bell pepper, olives and vinaigrette.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Cut 1/2 medium red onion into wedges, and grill with the potatoes for about 10 minutes.
  • tip 2
    If you have a grill basket, go ahead and cook the potatoes in the basket on the grill.

Nutrition

260 Calories, 18g Total Fat, 2g Protein, 22g Total Carbohydrate, 2g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
260
Calories from Fat
160
Total Fat
18g
28%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
12%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
790mg
33%
Potassium
660mg
19%
Total Carbohydrate
22g
7%
Dietary Fiber
3g
13%
Sugars
2g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
30%
30%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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