Calico Potato Salad Recipe
1/2 cup olive oil
1/4 cup vinegar
1 tbsp sugar
1 1/2 tsp chili powder
1 tsp salt, optional dash hot pepper sauc, e salad:
4 large red potatoes (about 2 pounds), peel, ed and cooke
1 1/2 cup cooked whole kernel corn
1 cup shredded carrot
1/2 cup chopped red onion
1/2 cup diced green pepper
1/2 cup diced sweet red pepper
1/2 cup sliced pitted ripe olives
This tasty dish uses less sugar, salt and fat. Recipe inclndes
In a small bowl or jar, combine all dressing ingredients; cover and
chill. Cube potatoes; combine with corn, carrot, onion, peppers and
olives in a salad bowl. Pour dressing over; toss lightly. Cover and
chill. Yield: 14 servings. Diabetic Exchanges: One serving (without
added salt) equals 1-1/2 fat, 1 starch; also, 146 calories, 212 mg
sodium, 0 cholesterol, 17 gm carbohydrate, 2 gm protein, 9 gm fat.
From the files of Al Rice, North Pole Alaska. Feb 1994
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