Goat cheese potato salad

I had a great trip to the farmer’s market where I just grabbed a few random things that looked good. When I got home I needed to figure out what I could make with some snap peas, cucumbers, and tomatoes. I headed over to my Google Reader and found this recipe for goat cheese potato salad. And I had everything I needed in the house!

This is a great alternative to mayo-based potato salads, especially if you love goat cheese as much as we do! You could throw in whatever veggies you have on hand. I think some bell peppers would be a nice addition.

Goat Cheese Potato Salad – from Ashlee
1 lb. baby yukon gold potatoes
1/2 pint cherry tomatoes, halved – I used about a pint
8 oz. snap peas, sliced into thirds
1 lemon, juiced
1 tbsp. EVOO
salt and pepper
1 sprig of fresh rosemary, minced – I omitted
4 oz. goat cheese, crumbled
1 cucumber, seeded and diced


Slice potatoes in half and place in a pot.

Fill with cold water to cover, bring to a boil and simmer until fork tender, about 15 minutes.

In a large mixing bowl, whisk together lemon juice, EVOO, salt, pepper and rosemary.

Add tomatoes and snap peas, toss and place in the refrigerator.

Drain potatoes and rinse with cold water.

Place in a bowl and chill.

When potatoes have chilled, mix with other bowl of salad ingredients, crumble in goat cheese, gently mix and serve.

I am submitting this recipe to the What’s Cooking in the Orange Kitchen Veggie Roundup

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7 Responses to “Steak Fajitas with Chimichurri and Drunken Peppers”

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    Keiara Wells — September 21, 2009 at 1:24 pm

    This sounds DIVINE! Around my house Mondays are known as ‘Mexican Monday’ and I already have some yummy burritos planned for tonight but I know what I’ll be serving next Monday! Thanks for sharing 🙂 xox

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    laurasrecipecollection — September 21, 2009 at 2:43 pm

    Those look delicious! We do fajitas a lot but we always do them EXACTLY the same. It’ll be nice to have a new and different recipe to try!

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    Julie — September 21, 2009 at 4:44 pm

    Yum…I was thinking of making fajitas tonight anyway…and I think I’ve got leftover chimichurri. It’s all coming together now…thanks!

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    nutmegnanny — September 21, 2009 at 8:16 pm

    Yum! I love my Food Network magazine too. I look forward to getting it and totally agree about the 2 month increments…it should be once a month. Now onto the recipe. It looks great:) I love fajitas but never have made them at home. I will have to give it a try.

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    Joelen — September 22, 2009 at 2:57 am

    The contrast of colors looks fantastic! I love the idea of chimichurri with fajitas!

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    stephchows — September 22, 2009 at 2:15 pm

    so beer is the secret! yum!! Sounds delicious 🙂

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    Colleen — September 23, 2009 at 3:52 pm

    We love fajitas in my house and the chimichurri sauce looks great!

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