This St. Patrick's Day recipe mixes two of Ireland's favorite things, potatoes and the color green.
Chef Gwen Gulliksen, a culinary instructor from Cape Fear Community College's Culinary, shared her recipe for St. Patrick's Day Potato Spinach Salad on WECT News First at Four.
ST. PATRICK'S DAY POTATO SPINACH SALAD
RED POTATOES 6, cut into bite size pieces
ONION 1, sliced into half moons
CELERY 1, chopped thinly
BABY SPINACH 4 cups
OLIVE OIL ½ cup
LEMON ½ juiced
ROASTED GARLIC 2 cloves, chopped
BACON CRUMBLES ¼ cup
SALT ½ tsp
PEPPER freshly ground to taste
1. Roast the potatoes with the garlic cloves at 350 for 30 minutes until tender. Also, roast the onions at 350 for 15 minutes until tender. When the roasted garlic is tender, chop it and mix it together with potatoes.
2. Then mix the warm roasted potatoes, onions and garlic with all other ingredients in a bowl.
3. Toss together well, season with fresh ground pepper and serve either warm or chilled.
This salad is a delicious side dish with St. Patrick's Day corned beef sandwiches. It is also delicious with poached or smoked salmon. Enjoy!