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Southwest Potato Salad: A Paleo and Whole30 Side Dish

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: Serves 6-8 1x

Ingredients

  • 3 pounds of red potatoes, quartered
  • 1/2 red pepper, diced
  • 1/2 green pepper, diced
  • 1/2 red onion, quartered and sliced thinly
  • 4 green onions, diced
  • 1/3 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 6 slices bacon, cooked and chopped
  • 3/4 cups mayo
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 5 teaspoons adobo seasoning, OR:
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1/2 teaspoon chipotle powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • Juice of 1/2 lime
  • Optional: 1 small can of diced chilis or 1 diced jalapeƱo

Instructions

  1. Boil potatoes in a large stock pot 15 minutes, or until tender but still firm
  2. Drain water and let cool
  3. In a large bowl, combine potatoes, bacon, veggies and cilantro
  4. In a small bowl, combine mayo, lime juice, and all seasonings
  5. Stir to combine
  6. Add mayo mixture to the other ingredients
  7. Stir gently to avoid mashing the potatoes to combine
  8. Refrigerate at least a half hour prior to serving