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Friday, July 30, 2021
How to make Portuguese style potato vegetable salad.
Preparation time:
15 min
Cooking Time:
20 min
Ready In:
35 min
Level of Difficulty:

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Portuguese Potato Salad Recipe

Portuguese Potato Salad Recipe

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Mon, Nov 30, 2015, 07:56
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2 1/2 lbs potatoes (any you prefer)1/2 small onion finely chopped1 cup frozen petite peas1 cup chopped carrots about 1/4 inch cubes1 cup frozen cut green beans (optional)1 tbsp minced parsley1 tbsp salt1/2 tsp pepper1/2 tsp garlic powder2 tbsp Italian salad dressing1/2 – 1 cup mayonnaise1/2 tsp paprika6 hard boiled eggs (optional
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    1. Wash, peel and cut the potatoes into 1 inch cubes. (You may also leave skins on but scrub them well before cooking)
    2. Place the potatoes into salted water and let them come to a boil. After about 5 minutes add the carrots, and green beans.
    3. Let them come to another boil and cook for about 5 more minutes. Taste one piece of potato to be sure its almost done.
    4. Add peas and onions during the last 2 minutes of cooking. Drain and let the mixture cool.
    5. When cool, add the remaining ingredients except eggs. Toss the ingredients or fold with plastic spatula. (Stir gently not to break the potatoes apart)
    6. (Chop eggs into fourths and add to mixture if desired)
    7. Place into serving dish and garnish with parsley and a sprinkle of paprika.
    8. The salad can be served at room temperature or chilled the next day.
    Recipe & Photo Credit: Tia Maria's Blog, portuguesediner.com/tiamaria


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