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Lime Basil Idaho Potato Tabbouleh

Lime Basil Idaho Potato TabboulehRecipe courtesy of the Idaho Potato Commission.

Recipe Ingredients:

5 large Idaho® potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes
4 medium plum tomatoes, diced
1 cup finely chopped fresh parsley
1/2 cup chopped green onions
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil

1/4 cup fresh-squeezed lime juice
3 tablespoons prepared pesto
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper

Cooking Directions:

  1. In a small bowl, stir together dressing ingredients until blended; set aside.
  2. In a stockpot, in water to cover, over high heat, cook the potatoes about 15 minutes, or until fork-tender, but not mushy; drain and transfer potatoes to a large bowl.
  3. Using a wooden spoon, gently toss potatoes with the reserved dressing mixture. Stir in the tomatoes, parsley, green onions and basil until well mixed.

Makes 6 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/6 of recipe): Calories: 230; Total Fat: 4g; Cholesterol: 2mg; Total Carbs: 44g; Protein: 6g; Sodium: 442mg.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of the Idaho Potato Commission.