Source: CanolaInfo Test Kitchen | Category: Salads

South Western Potato Salad

Canola oil is the healthiest vegetable oil. It has no trans fats and the lowest saturated fat level of any commonly used vegetable oil. It is high in monounsaturated fats and a good source of plant omega 3 fats. Canola oil can be used in any recipe that calls for vegetable or cooking oil.

South Western Potato Salad

Ingredients

  • 1 roasted red pepper
  • 1 roasted orange pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups corn kernels, cooked 375 mL
  • 2 cups seeded tomatoes, diced 500 mL
  • 3 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 Tbsp finely chopped, seeded jalapeno pepper 30 mL
  • 1 lb small red potatoes, peeled, cut in half, halves cut into thick slices 500g
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 Tbsp canola oil 45 mL
  • 2-3 Tbsp lime juice 30-45 mL
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine peppers, corn, tomatoes, green onions and jalapeno pepper.
  • 2. Meanwhile, cook potatoes and garlic in a large pot of salted water until potatoes are tender. Drain and rinse under cold water. Mix potatoes and garlic with vegetables.
  • 3. Whisk canola oil, lime juice and salt and pepper. Pour over potatoes and vegetables. Toss lightly. Serve.

Yield

6-8 servings

serving size

nutritional analysis

Per Serving

Calories150
Total Fat6 g
Saturated Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Carbohydrates23 g
Fiber3 g
Protein3 g
Sodium350 mg