Low-fat cottage cheese is the secret to the dressing in this delicious low-fat, low-cholesterol, low-sodium mixture of vegetables and herbs. This recipe was used in a research study, which shows that potatoes can be part of a weight loss regimen.
1 1/2 pounds (about 3 large) potatoes, boiled in jackets, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes
1/2 cup chopped celery
1/4 cup sliced green onion
1 Tbsp chopped parsley
1/2 cup low-fat cottage cheese
3 oz. skim milk
1/2 Tbsp lemon juice
1 Tbsp cider vinegar
1/4 tsp celery seed
1/4 tsp dill weed
1/4 tsp dry mustard
1/4 tsp white pepper
In a large bowl, place potatoes, celery, green onion, and parsley. Meanwhile, in a blender or food processor, blend cottage cheese, milk, lemon juice, vinegar, celery seed, dill weed, dry mustard, and white pepper until smooth. Chill for 1 hour. Pour chilled cottage cheese mixture over vegetables; mix well. Chill at least 30 minutes before serving.
Make your own luck with this delicious corned beef, cabbage, and potato salad. It’s hearty, nutritious, and delicious.
2 lbs. small Yukon Gold potatoes
2 cups very thinly sliced green cabbage
1 cup very thinly sliced red cabbage
32 drained, pickled pearl (cocktail) onions, chopped (about 1 cup)
1/2 cup tiny cubes Kerrygold Dubliner or Blarney Castle Cheese
3 oz. deli corned beef, torn into small pieces
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/4 cup malt vinegar
1 tablespoon stoneground mustard (preferably with stout or ale)
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
2 teaspoons sugar
1/4 teaspoon dried dill
2 cloves garlic, minced
Cut potatoes into 1/2-inch cubes and place in a large pot fitted with a steamer basket. Add 1-inch of water to pot and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and cook, covered, for 10 to 15 minutes or until potatoes are tender; let cool slightly. While potatoes are cooking, place remaining salad ingredients in a large bowl. Place all dressing ingredients in a jar with a tight fitting lid and shake well. Add warm potatoes to bowl and drizzle with dressing; lightly stir to coat salad with dressing. Serve immediately.