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                       ITALIAN POTATO SALAD (HARPER)
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Salads                           Italian
                 Vegetables
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2       lb           Potatoes -- About 6 Medium
    6       oz           Marinated Artichoke Hearts
                         -Drained And Liquid
                         -Reserved, 1 Jar
    2       oz           Diced Pimientos -- Drained,
                         -1 Jar
    1       sm           Bell Pepper -- Chopped, About
                         -1/2 Cup
    1       sm           Onion -- Chopped, About 1/4
                         -Cup
      1/4   c            Ripe Olives -- Sliced
    1       tb           Fresh Basil Leaves -- Chopped
                         -OR
      1/2   ts           Dried Basil Leaves -- Crushed
    3       tb           Olive Or Vegetable Oil
    2       tb           White Vinegar
      1/2   ts           Salt
      1/4   ts           Pepper
 
   Heat 1-inch of water (salted if desired) to boiling in
   a 2 quart saucepan. Add the potatoes and cover.  Heat
   to boiling again and reduce the heat to simmer the
   potatoes for 30 to 35 minutes or until tender, then
   drain and cool.  Cut the potatoes, lengthwise, in
   half, then cut crosswise into 1/4-inch slices.  Cut
   the artichoke hearts in half. Mix the potatoes,
   artichoke hearts, pimientos, bell pepper, onion and
   olives, lightly tossing to mix well.  Shake the
   reserved artichoke hearts liquid with the remaining
   ingredients in a tightly covered container. Pour over
   the vegetables and lightly toss to coat. Cover and
   refrigerate about 2 hours or until well chilled.
   
   Nutritional Information Per Serving:
   
   Calories:  170    Protein:  3 Grams    Carbohydrates:
   26 Grams Fat: 6 Grams    Cholesterol:  0 Milligrams
   Sodium:  530 Milligrams Potassium: 480 Milligrams
   
   Posted by: Rich Harper
  
 
 
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