All Blue Idaho® Potato Tabouli

Menu Part: 
Side Dish
Cuisine Type: 
American
Serves: 
6

This distinctive tabouli salad made with Idaho® All Blue Potatoes offers customers both popular Mediterranean flavors and a healthy menu choice.

Ingredients

1 tblsp. red-wine vinegar
2 lbs. Idaho® All Blue Potatoes, peeled, small dice
4 tblsp. chopped parsley
1 ounce extra-virgin olive oil
1 tblsp. sherry vinegar
Juice of 2 lemons
Salt and pepper to taste
2 English (seedless) cucumbers, chopped fine
6 mini cucumbers with blossoms (optional)
6 ounces crumbled feta cheese
Asian mesclun mix, as needed

Steps

1. Bring salted water to boil in medium pan. Add red-wine vinegar and then diced potatoes. Cook until just al dente. Shock potatoes in ice bath. Drain well and pat dry.

2. In large bowl, combine potatoes, parsley, olive oil, sherry vinegar, lemon juice, salt and pepper.

3. Place 4-in. ring mold in the center of each plate. Pack potato mixture firmly into each ring mold (reserve extra vinaigrette in bowl). Spread chopped cucumber atop. Carefully remove ring molds. Top tabouli with mini cucumber (optional).

4. Garnish plate with feta cheese and Asian greens. Drizzle greens with remaining vinaigrette.

Source: Giuseppe Tentori, Executive Chef, Boka and Perennial, Chicago, IL

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