Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

Dinner Ideas Dinner Ideas

Veggies and Potatoes Galore – Grilled Potato Salad with Chile Vinaigrette

Posted by   + Show Post



Potato salad just screams spring. It's a favorite in our family and I never get board because there are a gazillion ways to make it. Take for instance this recipe for Grilled Potato Salad with Chile Vinaigrette. This was a totally new take on the potato salad for me - two types of potatoes, bell peppers and tomatoes create a colorful dish. Every bite packs a punch with green chiles and a zesty pepper blend. Here's how you make it:

 

1 can (4.5 ounces) Old El Paso® chopped green chiles

4 unpeeled small red potatoes, cut into 1/2-inch pieces (1 1/2 cups)

2 unpeeled Yukon gold potatoes, cut into 1/2-inch pieces (2 1/2 cups)

2 tablespoons olive or vegetable oil

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 medium yellow bell pepper, cut into 1/2-inch pieces

3 medium roma (plum) tomatoes, coarsely chopped (1 cup)

 

Chile Vinaigrette

1/4 cup white balsamic vinegar

Reserved 2 tablespoons Old El Paso® chopped green chiles

2 tablespoons olive or vegetable oil

1/4 teaspoon black and red pepper blend

¼ teaspoon salt

 

  1. Heat coals or gas grill for direct heat. Reserve 2 tablespoons of the chiles for Chile Vinaigrette; reserve remaining chiles for salad. Make Chile Vinaigrette.
  2. Place potatoes in grill basket (grill "wok"). Drizzle with oil; sprinkle with salt. Shake basket to mix and turn potatoes.
  3. Cover and grill potatoes 4 to 6 inches from medium heat 25 to 30 minutes, shaking basket or stirring potatoes occasionally, until tender. Add bell pepper to basket for last 5 minutes of grilling.
  4. Place Chile Vinaigrette in large bowl; stir in tomatoes and remaining green chiles. Add potatoes and bell pepper to tomato mixture in bowl; toss to mix.

Moms, what else would you make with this salad for the perfect spring meal?

by on Apr. 12, 2012 at 12:00 AM
Replies (11-20):
ceciliam
by on Apr. 12, 2012 at 12:56 PM

Looks very good!

goddess99
by on Apr. 12, 2012 at 1:05 PM

Oh interesting, Idk but I would try that.

Charizma77
by Member on Apr. 12, 2012 at 1:18 PM
Sounds perfect to me!
gacgbaker
by on Apr. 12, 2012 at 1:51 PM

My husband would love this one...

millerbunch
by Member on Apr. 12, 2012 at 3:49 PM

this looks delicious!

millerbunch
by Member on Apr. 12, 2012 at 3:49 PM

i would add marinated chicken :)

aidansmommy219
by Platinum Member on Apr. 12, 2012 at 4:00 PM

 I don't think I'd make this. I'm the odd one out.

Madelaine
by Member on Apr. 12, 2012 at 4:40 PM

yum!

Rushn311
by Member on Apr. 12, 2012 at 5:36 PM

That looks real good, but I am just not a fan of potato salad because it's usually always cold.  It just turns me off. My dad made this awesome German potato salad(told to me by everyone who consumed it) but never tried it because it was cold, had vinegar in it. Thanks for sharing tho.

KristinRox
by Member on Apr. 12, 2012 at 6:08 PM

It looks delicious, but Im pretty sure my family wouldnt even entertain putting it in their mouths. They wouldnt be okay with the green chiles. 

Add your quick reply below:
You must be a member to reply to this post.
Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

close Join now to connect to
other members!
Connect with Facebook or Sign Up Using Email

Already Joined? LOG IN