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Potato salad with yogurt

Recipe Information

Servings 6
Preparation Time 10 Minutes
Cook Time 20 Minutes
Total Time 30 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Main Ingredient Potatoes; Yogurt
Category Dairy; Vegetables
Meal Lunch; Dinner
Type Side Dish
Subtype Salad
Cuisine American
Cook Method Steaming
Diet Low Calorie; Low Fat; Heart Healthy; Low Cholesterol; Low Sodium; Vegetarian; Gluten Free


  • 1 medium red onion, diced

  • 1/3 cup vinegar (red or white wine, sherry or apple cider)

  • 1 to 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • Salt to taste

  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard 

  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 

  • 1/2 cup plain low-fat yogurt 

  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise (optional)

  • Freshly ground black pepper 

  • 2 pounds red potatoes, diced

  • 4 stalks celery, diced

  • 3 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped



  • Mix the vinegar, garlic, salt, mustard, olive oil, yogurt, and mayonnaise in a large bowl.

  • In a separate bowl, cover the onion with boiling water, drain immediately, rinse with cold water and add to the dressing bowl.

  • Steam the potatoes for 10-15 minutes or until tender. Remove from the heat, toss with the dressing and onion, and season with the salt and pepper.

  • Add the celery and parsley and toss to coat. Chill for one hour or more before serving.


Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories: 214 cal

  • Total fat: 10g

  • Saturated fat: 2g

  • Cholesterol: 2mg

  • Sodium: 81mg

  • Carbohydrate: 29g

  • Fiber: 4g

  • Protein: 4g