Potato Salad with Raisins – Healthy and Easy

Are you ready to make a delicious, healthy, and unique potato salad that’s perfect for food lovers This Potato Salad with Raisins is a delightful twist on the classic recipe, and it’s incredibly easy to make. This will be a crowd-pleaser with an element of sweetness from the raisins, and everyone’s gonna want a few seconds. Let’s start by making potato salad and a delicious dish of raisins together!

Active Time: 20 minutes

Additional Time: 2 hours (for chilling)

Total Time: 2 hours and 20 minutes

Serving: 6 servings

Ingredients for Potato Salad with Raisins

Instructions:

Step 1: Boil the Potatoes

  • In a large pot, place the peeled and cubed potatoes.
  • Pour enough water into the pot to cover the potatoes.
  • Bring the water to a boil over high heat.
  • Once boiling, reduce the heat to medium and let the potatoes cook for about 10 minutes or until they are fork-tender.
potato Salad with Raisins

Step 2: Prepare the Dressing

  • In a separate bowl, combine mayonnaise, mustard, white vinegar, sugar, and salt.
  • Mix the dressing ingredients until well combined.
potato Salad with Raisins

Step 3: Mix the Salad

  • After boiling, drain the cooked potatoes and let them cool down to room temperature.
  • In a big bowl, combine the cooled potatoes with raisins, chopped celery, and diced white onions.

Step 4: Dress the Salad

Now, gently mix the prepared dressing into the potato mixture to ensure everything gets a tasty coating.

Step 5: Cool and Serve

Cover the bowl and refrigerate for at least an hour. This allows the flavors to blend and enhances the salad’s taste.

potato Salad with Raisins

Step 6: Enjoy Potato Salad with Raisins!

Your Potato Salad with Raisins is ready to please your taste buds with its unique blend of flavors. Savor every bite!

Nutrition Overview: (per serving)

Calories: Approximately 320
Fat: 15g
Carbohydrates: 45g
Protein: 3g

Equipment:

Storage:

Store leftover potato Salad with Raisins in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Serve With:

This Potato Salad with Raisins pairs wonderfully with grilled chicken or burgers for a complete and satisfying meal.

Variations and Substitutions:

  • For the added creaminess and protein overload, you may add chopped hard boiled eggs.
  • For a more healthy option, the Greek yogurt may be substituted for mayonnaise.
  • For a better flavor, remove the red onion and replace it with Green Onions.
  • If you like some extra spice, try adding a pinch of pepper or paprika.

Why This Recipe Works:

  • The sweetness of the raisins balances the savory flavors of the potato salad, making it a hit with both kids and adults.
  • The combination of mayo, mustard, and vinegar creates a creamy and tangy dressing that coats the potatoes perfectly.
  • The cooling of the salad for a few hours will allow the flavours to come together so that it can be served more deliciously.
  • Now, you’re all set to enjoy this delightful Potato Salad with Raisins with your family and friends. It’s a perfect addition to picnics, barbecues, and potluck gatherings. Enjoy!
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