Recipe

Cilantro Potato Salad

  • Yield: About 5 1/2 cup, 5 generous salad servings

Ingredients

  • 1 large egg
  • 3/4 cup whole fresh cilantro leaves
  • 3/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 7 turns freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 pounds cooked unpeeled new potatoes, halved if small or quartered if large
  • 1/3 cup finely minced onions

Directions

  • Place the egg and cilantro in a food processor or blender. Start processing and slowly stream in 1/2 cup of the oil. Add the garlic, 1/2 teaspoon of the salt, and 4 turns of the pepper, and stream in the remaining 1/4 cup of the oil. Process until thoroughly emulsified into a mayonnaise.
  • Pour the mayonnaise into a large bowl and add the potatoes, onions, and the remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt and 3 turns pepper. Toss to combine thoroughly, cover, and refrigerate for up to 24 hours.