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Mediterranean Grilled Potato Salad

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

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

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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