Purple Potato Salad

Delightfully Different Purple Potato Salad

If you’re looking for something light and different to serve at sumptuous summer gatherings or family dinners, this ‘Purple Potato Salad’ is exactly what you need. Full of flavor and flair, this delectable dish is sure to leave a lasting impression.

For something a bit different to bring to the picnic table, this potato salad has been given a few delightful twists. With its deep purple potatoes, a hint of Asian flavors, and a tangy yogurt dressing, this unusual potato salad brings a burst of bold colors and fantastic flavors.


  • 2 pounds purple potatoes, steamed and sliced
  • 1 cup slivered almonds, toasted
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon grated ginger
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). In a baking sheet, spread almonds and bake for 10 minutes until golden brown. Set aside to cool.
  2. In a bowl, mix together olive oil, sesame oil, garlic, ginger, soy sauce, rice vinegar, and honey. Add potatoes, toasted almonds, and chives. Mix until all ingredients are well combined.
  3. Mix in yogurt, seasoning with salt and pepper, to taste.
  4. Serve immediately, or refrigerate for later servings.

This ‘Purple Potato Salad’ is perfect to serve as a side dish at summer gatherings. The subtly sweet and sour flavors, combined with the nutty crunch of the toasted almonds, give this potato salad its unique character. The hint of Asian flavors adds to its complexity, making it a great way to tantalize tastebuds. Perfectly purple and wonderfully different, this potato salad is a must-have to make your summer get-togethers truly memorable.