“Lighten Up” Potato Salad

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Most people love potato salad, but avoid it because of the fat and calories. This recipe makes the classic delicious dish healthy and nutritious.

Difficulty: Medium

Hands-on: 25 minutesTotal: 1 hour 35 minutes

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 6 red potatoes, peeled and cut into ½" cubes
  • ¾ cup celery, chopped
  • ¾ cup chopped scallions
  • 1 cup plain nonfat yogurt
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. sea salt
  • 1 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 hard-boiled eggs

Directions

  • Place potatoes in a pot, cover with water, and bring to a boil over medium-high heat for 10 minutes, or until the potatoes are fork-tender. Remove the potatoes, drain, and set aside to cool.
  • In a large bowl, combine the celery, scallions, yogurt, and seasonings, and mix well. Peel the eggs, discard the shells and yolks, and chop the egg whites. Add the chopped egg whites and potatoes to the yogurt mixture and toss to coat.
  • Refrigerate for 1 hour, and enjoy!

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 6 red potatoes, peeled and cut into ½" cubes
  • ¾ cup celery, chopped
  • ¾ cup chopped scallions
  • 1 cup plain nonfat yogurt
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. sea salt
  • 1 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 hard-boiled eggs

Directions

  • Place potatoes in a pot, cover with water, and bring to a boil over medium-high heat for 10 minutes, or until the potatoes are fork-tender. Remove the potatoes, drain, and set aside to cool.
  • In a large bowl, combine the celery, scallions, yogurt, and seasonings, and mix well. Peel the eggs, discard the shells and yolks, and chop the egg whites. Add the chopped egg whites and potatoes to the yogurt mixture and toss to coat.
  • Refrigerate for 1 hour, and enjoy!

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories330
Total Fat3.5g
Saturated Fat1.5g
Cholesterol140mg
Sodium610mg
Total Carbohydrate56g
Dietary Fiber6g
Sugars7g
Protein17g