Cajun Potato Salad

This mouthwatering potato salad is perfect if you family likes spicy foods. Made with extra sausage, it's a filling one-dish meal.


6 servings


2 pounds small red potatoes
1/2 cup chopped red onions
1/2 cup sliced green onions
1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
6 tablespoons cider vinegar, divided
1/2 pound smoked kielbasa or smoked Polish sausage, sliced
6 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper


Place potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 15 to 20 minutes or until tender. Drain; cool completely.

Cut into 1/4-inch slices; transfer to a large bowl. Add onions, parsley and 3 tablespoons vinegar; toss.

In a medium skillet, cook sausage in oil for 5 to 10 minutes or until it begins to brown. Remove with slotted spoon and add to potato mixture.

Add mustard, garlic, pepper, cayenne pepper and remaining vinegar to drippings in skillet; bring to a boil, whisking constantly. Pour over salad; toss gently. Serve immediately.

Estimated Time

Preparation Time: 30 minutes
Cool Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving: 361 calories, 24 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 25 mg cholesterol, 482 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 9 g protein.

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