Armenian potato salad with red onions and green pepper

Yield: 8 servings

Measure Ingredient
3 pounds Red-skinned potatoes
1 medium Red onion, thinly sliced and separated into
\N \N Rings
1 \N Green pepper, seeded and finely chopped
3 tablespoons Minced fresh parsley
\N \N Juice of 1/2 lemon
⅓ cup Olive oil

salt, pepper and cayenne pepper to taste Boil potatoes in their jackets until barely tender. Cool enough to handle, cut into generous bite-size pieces while still warm. Place potatoes in a large salad bowl along with onion rings and green pepper; mix well. Add parsley and lemon juice; carefully toss again.

Dribble oil over the vegetables and season to taste with salt, pepper and cayenne pepper; toss and set aside for several hours for salad ingredients to mellow. If refrigerated, bring to room temperature before serving. (Goes well with roasted lamb, chicken or simple fish recipes).

Serves 8 to 12.

From: CLASSIC COLD CUISINE by Karen Green, Jeremy P. Tarcher, Inc., Los Angeles. 1984. ISBN 0-87477-322-9 Posted by: Karin Brewer, Cooking Echo, 9/92

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