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Light & Fresh Potato Salad

Give traditional, mayo-covered potato salad a fresh and healthy makeover with Greek yogurt! The addition of veggies like asparagus, cherry tomatoes and sliced onions makes this potato salad recipe a healthy choice for any cookout or picnic. Add spinach and you have an easy meal for the whole family.

Recipe created by Christine Pittman in partnership with Produce for Kids. 

Light & Fresh Potato Salad

Light & Fresh Potato Salad

Yield: 6
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes


  • 2 pounds small red potatoes, quartered
  • 1 (plus 1/4 tsp.) teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1 pound asparagus, tough ends trimmed, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoon Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoon Italian vinaigrette
  • 2 teaspoons yellow mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 (14 oz.) can quartered artichoke hearts, drained
  • 1/2 sweet onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 package baby spinach


  1. Add potatoes and 1 tsp. salt to medium saucepan. Add enough water to cover potatoes and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat and simmer 7-10 minutes, or until potatoes are tender.
  2. Drain potatoes and let cool 30 minutes.
  3. Cut off top bud of asparagus spears and place in bowl. Chop rest of spears into 1/4" pieces ad add to bowl. Mix asparagus, olive oil, lemon juice and ¼ tsp. salt in bowl and allow to marinate. Add Greek yogurt, Italian dressing, mustard and pepper to bowl and stir well. Add artichokes, onion, tomatoes and potatoes and stir to coat.
  4. Serve immediately on bed of spinach or cover and refrigerate up to 24 hours before serving.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 179Total Fat: 1.61gSodium: 626mgCarbohydrates: 37.69gFiber: 10.4gProtein: 7.12g

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Amber Gray

Amber is the new mom to a baby girl and navigating the world of diapers, first foods and very little sleep. She has been a part of the Produce for Kids team for 9 years, overseeing all digital marketing efforts including digital partnerships, content strategy, social media, website and email marketing. A passion for healthy cooking was instilled in her at a young age, cooking alongside her mom and sister in the kitchen. Her passion for cooking, food and photography has also brought her behind the lens to develop and photograph recipes for Produce for Kids and partners.

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