Tahini Dill Potato Salad

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2016/11/01 by nikkiledford

Potatoes were a life saver during this past month. I embarked on a Whole 30, which is a 30 day diet intervention that tends to be considered pretty “strict” by paleo standards. No added sugar, even natural sugars like honey or maple syrup. By default, a Whole 30 often leaves me a little light on my carbohydrate intake which is no bueno for this breastfeeding mama. So back to those life-saving potatoes. By adding in these starchy fellas here and there, I was able to keep my carb intake at respectable levels without having to chomp a bunch of fruit or sweet potatoes. Sometimes I get a little burned out on yams and sweet potatoes. And if you do too, here’s an alternative!

Pair this potato salad with burgers, roasted chicken, or a greek salad.

This tahini sauce also works great as a tuna mixer!

Tahini Potato Salad

Tahini Dill Potato Salad

1 lb. red potatoes, roasted or boiled, chop small.
1/4 c. tahini
2 Tbsp. water
1 lemon, juiced
1 green onion, chopped
2 celery stalks, sliced thinly
1 tsp. garlic powder
1/2 tsp. onion powder
1/2 tsp. dill
salt and pepper to taste

  1. In a small bowl, mix tahini, water, lemon, garlic, onion powder, and salt.
  2. In a bigger bowl, combine remaining ingredients with tahini mixture.

 

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