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Grilled Pesto Potato Salad

Grilled Pesto Potato Salad
Grilled potatoes and fresh pesto are the perfect combination for this fresh take on potato salad.
Recipe Source: Potato Goodness
  • Prep Time: 20 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minute
  • Servings: 4-6

Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 3 lbs medium-size red potatoes
  • Olive oil cooking spray
  • 1/3 cup white or golden balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • Freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 1/3 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup finely minced fresh basil
  • 1/4 cup toasted pine nuts (optional)

Preparation

Directions

  1. Place potatoes in a large microwave-safe bowl; cover with lid or plastic wrap.
  2. Microwave on high for 10 to 12 minutes or until potatoes are tender (cooking time may vary depending on microwave).
  3. When cool enough to handle, cut potatoes in half or quarters and spray liberally with olive oil spray.
  4. Grill over high heat for 5 to 7 minutes, turning occasionally until grill lines are apparent. Remove from grill and let cool.
  5. Cut into bite-size pieces and place in a large bowl.
  6. Whisk together vinegar, oil, salt, and garlic; pour over potatoes and toss lightly to coat.
  7. Season with pepper, then cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours

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