Dilled Potato Salad with Feta

Hey guys! Today I wanted to share with you a recipe for one of my very favorite go-to summer side dish recipes.

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Anytime I want a no-fail, easy, fresh summer side dish, this Dilled Potato Salad with Feta is one of my favorite go-tos. And bonus: it can be made ahead of time, making it easy to grab from the fridge as soon as your burgers or steaks are done on the grill!

Just a few simple ingredients:

      • olive oil
      • lemon juice
      • fresh dill
      • feta cheese
      • salt and pepper
      • red potatoes

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First, I chop up one pound of red potatoes into bite size pieces. (Note, only three are shown above, but I used more like 6-7 for this recipe). The potatoes are added to a pot, covered with water, brought to a boil and simmered for 10-15 minutes (less, if you chop the potatoes into small pieces, like me).

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Meanwhile, I prepare the fresh, tangy, briny dressing. Lots of fresh dill, lemon juice, and feta cheese.P1110640

Tossing the cooked and drained potatoes with the dressing while they are still hot is a key element of this recipe. Hot potatoes will better absorb liquid (and thus, flavor), making for a potato seasoned to the core. Intense, right?

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..to the CORE.

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Mmm hmm. So after you dress the potatoes, let them hang out at room temperature for a bit, then, cover and refrigerate until serving. Or I supposed you could eat this salad warm as well, though I happen to love it when it is chilled and refreshing in the summer.

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Dill has such a wonderfully aromatic fragrance that will leave your kitchen smelling wonderful. I hope you enjoy this amazing Dilled Potato Salad! I know I will be preparing it many times this summer!

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Dilled Potatoes with Feta

Recipe lightly adapted from Taste of Home

Ingredients

      • 1 pound small red potatoes, cut into bite size pieces
      • 1 cup (4 ounces) crumbled feta cheese
      • 1/4 cup snipped fresh dill
      • 2 tablespoons olive oil
      • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
      • 1/4 teaspoon salt
      • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • Place potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 10-15 minutes or until tender. (Your potatoes may take less time to cook if your potatoes are cut small). Drain.
  • In a serving bowl, combine the cheese, dill, oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Add potatoes and toss gently to coat. Chill until serving.

Yield: 4-6 servings.

My rating: 9/10

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