- 5 to 6 red skinned potatoes, boiled and cut into ½ inch slices
- 3 to 4 anchovies
- ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
- 3 garlic cloves, minced
- 1 medium red onion, chopped
- ¾ cup kalamata olives, sliced
- 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
- ¾ cup parsley, chopped
- 2 to 3 teaspoons salt
Heat a large non-stick frying pan with the olive oil. Add the anchovies and melt on a medium heat. Add the garlic and onions and sauté on medium heat for 4 to 5 minutes. Turn the heat off and add the olives and vinegar. Add the warm dressing to the hot potato slices. Mix well and check for seasonings. Add the salt and parsley. Can be made several hours ahead of time. Serve room temperature.
I love, love this salad. I utilized our favorite fruit in the house-mangoes. I make everything with this delicious fruit- entrees, appetizers, salads and dessert, oh, and some delicious drinks as well. I needed to serve a side dish with the shrimp curry I posted yesterday. I wanted to make some kind of a starch and also vegetables. I decided to make a rice salad (never made one before) and use mangoes, red peppers, green onions, cilantro and mint. How can you go wrong with all those delicious ingredients??
I made a fabulous dressing consisting of rice vinegar, honey and olive oil. It is amazing to me how just the right ingredients can make such a big difference in a dish. The tangy dressing made the rice salad absolutely delicious and it went perfectly with the shrimp curry. We ate the rice salad a few days even after the curry was finished. It tasted better the next day.
This salad will be perfect with any grilled entree like hamburgers, hot dogs or even steak. This will be a staple in our house for the summer.
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