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Wednesday, December 20, 2006

Turkish-style Potato Salad

(Patates Salatasi)

Turkish-style Potato Salad
2 medium sized yellow potatoes

Dressing:

60 - 70 ml extra virgin olive oil
2-3 tbsp lemon juice
Salt
Pepper

Garnish:
2 fresh green onions, chopped
Some red onion, sliced

Boil the potatoes in water. Remove the skin and cut them in medium sized chunks. Whisk all the dressing ingredients. Toss it with the potatoes while they are still warm. Sprinkle fresh green and red onions all over, serve.

Meal Ideas:
- Tomato Soup with Cream, Lamb with Garlic in the Oven, Quince with Thick Turkish Cream.

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6 Comments:

At 2:05 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I also add sumac and chopped parsley.

Anna

 
At 5:40 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Happy New Year, Binnur,

Thank you for making 2006 so much more enjoyable with your recipes.

Gulacti

 
At 1:50 PM, Blogger Binnur said...

My Dear Gulacti:)
Thank you for the kind words..
I wish you the best for 2007....Happy New Year To you too.....
Sevgilerimle,
Binnur

 
At 9:06 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thanks for a great recipe. I had some leftover potatoes that I didn't know what to do with, not anymore :-)

Siteniz cok guzeldir, elinize saglik!

 
At 9:47 AM, Blogger Binnur said...

Cok tesekkur ederim. I am glad you liked it:)
Sevgilerimle,

 
At 3:52 PM, Anonymous Amy said...

Thank you so much for this website. Many of my colleagues are from Turkey, and one of my friends taught me a delicious variation of this recipe. She steams the potatoes in a plastic bag in the microwave (no piercing required). Then, peel and cube the potatoes and, while thy are still hot, dress them with lemon juice and olive oil. Mix the potatoes and dressing with shredded onion, carrots and lettuce as well as peeled an and diced cucumber and tomato. Add salt, pepper, chopped parley, and red pepper or paprika at the end. Yum! I have been known to have this for dinner 4-5 times a week, either as a side dish or main course!

 

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