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Summer Potato Salad

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It is officially summer which means the opening season for picnics. Whatever the menu in any picnic, there is always a potato salad on the table. I pride myself of trying every dish that someone brings to a gathering, but the only exception is the potato salad. Don’t misunderstand me, I like potato salad like most people, but I am always nervous when I see a mayonnaise-loaded salad simmering in the summer heat.

Here is an easy refreshing potato salad that use olive oil and lemon juice for dressing which makes it a safe salad to accompany and grilling menu or picnic.

Summer Potato Salad
Serves four

4 medium salad
1 medium ripe tomato, diced
1 medium sweet onion, finely chopped
1 punch Italian parsley, chopped
zest of one lemon
1/4 cup lemon juice
4 tablespoons olive oil
salt and pepper to taste

- Boil the potatoes in water until they are cooked but not over cooked. Remove from the stove and wash with cold water. 

- Peel the skin from the potatoes and cut into 1/2-inch cubes and place in a salad bowl.

- Add the rest of the ingredients and toss gently.


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