Red, White, and Blue Potato Salad

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Red, White, and Blue Potato Salad

Looking for a delicious and colorful dish for friends and family? Look no further! This colorful potato salad is perfect for the 4th of July and it uses a variety of potatoes!

What you'll need to make this recipe:

  • Knife
  • Cutting board
  • Medium skillet
  • Wooden spoon
  • Large bowl


  • 1 pound small white potatoes ("creamer" fingerling or yellow potatoes)
  • 1 pound small red potatoes
  • 12 ounces purple Peruvian potatoes
  • 3 Tablespoons walnut oil, or olive oil, divided
  • 2 ounces chopped ham
  • 1/3 cup chopped walnuts
  • 8 garlic gloves, finely chopped
  • 3 Tablespoons sherry or white balsamic vinegar
  • 1 cup finely chopped red or orange bell pepper
  • 4 green onions, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper


  1. Cut the potatoes into 1 1/2 inch pieces (do not peel). Steam for 25 minutes or until potatoes are tender
  2. Heat 1 Tablespoon walnut oil in a medium skillet
  3. Add ham, walnuts, and garlic. Sauté 10 minutes
  4. Add sherry vinegar and stir well. In a large bowl, toss ham mixture with potatoes, the remaining 2 Tablespoons of walnut oil, red pepper, green onions, salt, and pepper
  5. Serve warm or cold with grilled steak, burgers, chicken, or fish

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