Russet potatoes salad is one potato recipe appreciated for its beauty and versatility. There are over 50 types of potato salads, including the common ones such as creamy potato salad, cold potato salad, warm potato salads, egg-pickle potato salad, and vinegar-flavored potato salad. Here are general tips to follow to make the best potato salad:
Choose the right potato variety:
While almost every potato variety can be used for making potato salad, some are best suited for certain salads than others. For example, Russet potatoes are generally accepted as suitable for almost any type of salad, but in making a cold salad, Yukon Gold potatoes taste better. Choose the right potato variety based on the taste, texture, color, and shape of your preferred potato salad.
Type of salad:
The type of salad you want to cook will influence certain decisions such as potato variety to use, spices, dressing, and method. You could decide to make a cold potato salad using the South potatoes variety. Another decision to make is whether the potatoes will be peeled or unpeeled. If you are leaving the potatoes unpeeled, be sure to wash and scrub the skin lightly to remove dirt and blemishes before cooking.
Different ways to cook the potatoes:
Making a potato salad is easy mainly because there are different ways to cook the potatoes. You can choose to boil, bake, grill, or fry the potatoes. Also, you can use different appliances like a grill, oven, microwave, or even a pressure cooker.
Ingredients to use:
Potato salads can be prepared using regular kitchen ingredients. Common herbs, spices, and seasoning used include pepper, salt, dill, basil, parsley, sage, rosemary, thyme, chives, curry scent leaves horseradish, paprika, chilly and Cheyenne peppers, tarragon, and mustard. Your favorite ingredient mixture can make some difference in taste. You can also add raw sliced tomatoes, green beans, celery, garden peas, olives, red and green onions, etc.
Add some dressing:
Potato salad dressings are a bit different from regular salad dressings, but you any still use them. Cold salad dressing includes mayonnaise, yogurt, cream, and cold eggs. Yukon Gold and Russet potatoes salad go well with cold cream. The cold-dressing may be kept in a fridge for some hours before serving.
In whatever way you choose to prepare it, potato salad is delicious and nutritious, a great choice for a healthy snack or full meal.