Cilantro Potato Salad




Ingredients:
  • 3 pounds red potatoes 
  • 2 teaspoons salt, divided
  • 1 cup mayonnaise 
  • 1 (4.5-oz.) can chopped green chiles
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 3 green onions, chopped 
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice (about 2 limes) 
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 slices maple bacon, cooked and crumbled 
  • Garnish: chopped fresh cilantro
Preparation:
  • 1. Cook potatoes and 1 tsp. salt in boiling water to cover in a large Dutch oven 15 minutes or until fork tender. Drain and cool. Cut potatoes into quarters.
  • 2. Stir together mayonnaise, next 6 ingredients, and remaining 1 tsp. salt in a large bowl; add potatoes, and toss to coat. Cover and chill at least 4 hours. Stir in bacon just before serving; garnish, if desired.
Southern Living
JULY 2006