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Irish Potato Salad Recipe

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Irish Potato Salad Recipe
Serves: 6
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Potato is one of the popular staple in Ireland that explains why Irish are experts on the use of potatoes, they can easily make good potato salads. One of the Irish tricks to enhance the potato taste is to sprinkle potatoes with enough red wine vinegar after cooking them until tender and cutting them into chunks. Chopped celery, sweet onion and hard boiled eggs add a nice flavor and texture to the salad. The mayonnaise, mixed with the crumbled potatoes and chopped eggs results into a creamy, delicious salad. To serve best, make this an hour or two before serving, cover and let it stand at room temp before mixing the mayonnaise. Simply follow these few easy steps and you’ll definitely make this over and over again. Now, here’s how to make this.
  • 2 lbs baking potatoes (909 g)
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar (30 ml)
  • 3 stalks roughly chopped celery (100 g)
  • ½ medium sweet onion, diced (Vidalia)
  • 3 hard-boiled eggs, roughly chopped
  • Salt & fresh ground pepper
  • 1½ cups mayonnaise (330 g)
  • Garnish: chilled lettuce leaf
  • 2 -3 hard-boiled eggs, sliced
  • Paprika
  1. In a pot with enough water and cover, boil or pressure cook potatoes until tender when pricked with fork. Drain and place on paper towels.
  2. While potatoes are still warm, peel and cut ½ of the potatoes into chunks with 1 2/2 inch thickness, sprinkle with 1 tablespoon of vinegar, repeat with remaining potatoes and vinegar. Place potato chunks into a large bowl.
  3. Stir in celery, onion, chopped eggs, salt, pepper and mayonnaise into potatoes. Blend thoroughly until potatoes crumble.
  4. Line a serving platter with lettuce leaves, pour out potato salad, top with egg slices and dust with paprika.
  5. Serve immediately or refrigerate for a few hours before serving

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