Fall Idaho Potato-Pear Salad
Potato salad is my one of my favorite sides for many of the main dishes I serve. Perfect for a party or large crowd this fall salad uses fresh pears and grapes for a seasonal touch.
Recipe type: Fall Salad
  • 15 medium-sized potatoes, (about 5 pounds)
  • ⅓ cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1¾ teaspoon salt
  • 2/4 teaspoon pepper
  • ¾ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 6 medium pears
  • 2 cups of seedless green grapes - cut in half
  • Blue cheese or cheese of your choice, crumbled
  1. In a large pot, add the washed potatoes and add enough water to cover and place on high heat. Bring to a boil , reduce heat and simmer for 25-30 minutes, until fork -tender.
  2. Meanwhile in a large bowl, add and whisk together the salt, pepper and vinegar. Slowly, whisk in olive oil. Set aside.
  3. When potatoes are done, drain and cool. Peel and cut potatoes into ⅛" slices.
  4. Thinly slice pears. Add potatoes and pears to dressing, toss gently until coated.
  5. Add blue cheese and grapes and serve warm.
  6. Or cover and refrigerate to serve chilled.
Recipe by California Greek Girl at http://www.californiagreekgirl.com/fall-idaho-potato-pear-salad/