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Potato salad with a Tex-Mex twist - this Potato Salad Recipe with Corn and Poblanos combines charred chiles and corn with potatoes and an avocado-cilantro dressing that’s irresistible.

Potato Salad Recipe with Corn and Poblanos

  • Author: Deborah
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x
  • Category: Side Dish

Description

Potato salad with a Tex-Mex twist – this Potato Salad Recipe with Corn and Poblanos combines charred chiles and corn with potatoes and an avocado-cilantro dressing that’s irresistible.


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Ingredients

  • 2 poblano peppers
  • 4 ears fresh corn, shucked
  • 2 pounds small red potatoes
  • 1 avocado
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup lightly packed cilantro
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • juice from half a lime
  • salt

Instructions

Char the peppers over a gas burner or a grill.  When the skin is blackened, place the peppers in a bowl and cover tightly with plastic wrap. Let sit until cool.  The skin should slide off or rub off easily.  Remove skin and seeds and chop the peppers.

Grill the corn until charred, then cut the kernels off the cobs.

Quarter the potatoes and place in a large pot. Cover with water, then place over high heat and bring to a boil. Cook until tender, about 12 minutes.  Drain and let cool.

Combine the avocado, buttermilk, cilantro, and garlic in a food processor or blender.  Process until smooth.  Add the lime juice, then season to taste with salt.

In a large bowl, combine the chopped peppers, corn, potatoes and avocado cilantro dressing.  Stir to combine.  Season with more salt, if needed. 

Refrigerate at least 2 hours before serving.



Notes

inspired by Food Network Magazine July/August 2017

Nutrition information provided as an estimate only. Various brands and products can change the counts.


Nutrition

  • Calories: 207
  • Sugar: 4 g
  • Sodium: 144 mg
  • Fat: 5 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 3 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 37 g
  • Fiber: 6 g
  • Protein: 6 g
  • Cholesterol: 4 mg