Monday, January 7, 2013

Potato Salad With Raisins

   My family and I love potato salad and are always willing to try new recipes. This past Christmas we tried this one.

Ingredients
6 Irish Potatoes cubed
1 big onion, chopped
Salt to taste
Black pepper
1/2 cup of raisins
1/2 cup mayonnaisse


Directions
1.Add a teaspoon of salt in 6 cups of water and bring to a boil.
2.Boil potatoes for about 20 minutes.
3.Drain the water off.
4.Add the onion, black pepper, raisins and mayonnaise, then toss.
5.Spoon into a bowl and place in the refrigerator for about 2 hours.



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38 comments:

Sandee said...

I've never had potato salad with raisins. I'm guessing that you liked it very much or you wouldn't have posted it. I would have never thought to put raisins in potato salad.

Have a terrific day Judy. :)

Paula Miller said...

Hi Judy!! I've never had potato salad with raisins...not sure what it would taste like! I would try some if I were visiting you :)

Thanks for linking up with the blog party I'm co-hosting!

Judy Haughton-James said...

You are welcome Paula! The potato salad with raisins tasted good. Have a good Monday.

Judy Haughton-James said...

I enjoyed it Sandee. I have had different types of potato salad over the years. Take care and enjoy the rest of your day.

~Summer~ said...

This looks easy and yummy! Potato and raisins sound like a great match! =) Hope you had a great Christmas and New Year celebration, Judy!

Lizy said...

Hi Judy! I'm so excited I found this blog! my grandfather's family was from Jamaica until they moved to Panama at the times of the construction of the Canal (where I;m from) I joined your blog right away! and will keep an eye to your feature posts! Happy 2013

Winnie said...

This is definitely new to me - potato salad with raisins!?
I think I will have to try this

Thanks for the party Judy

Vikki Wallis said...

Love your blog! I would love for you to visit my linky party going on now at http://wallisfarmsdailywalk.blogspot.com/2013/01/blog-post.html

Have a great day!

Diane said...

Wow raisins! I would have never thought of using them. Thanks for sharing and hosting Judy. Have a wonderful week :)

Judy Haughton-James said...

You are welcome Diane! Have a great week.

Judy Haughton-James said...

Thanks Winnie! Have a good week.

Judy Haughton-James said...

Thank you very much Vikki! I will definitely check your linky party.

Judy Haughton-James said...

Thank you very much Summer! I wish you a great New Year!

Judy Haughton-James said...

Hi Lizy,
I am happy to read that you have a Jamaican connection. Thank you very much for stopping by. I am now heading over to your Blog. Happy New Year!
Judy

Claire Justine said...

Whoo I have never tried these together.I bet they taste yummy :) thanks for co hosting ...

Judy Haughton-James said...

Thanks Clairejustine! I am happy to be co-hosting again.

Theresa said...

I love to cook, but I have never made homemade potato salad before. I have never heard of putting raisins in it. How did you like it?

Judy Haughton-James said...

It tasted nice to me Theresa. Take care and enjoy the rest of your Monday.

alissa apel said...

I've never had potato salad with raisins. It doesn't sit with me, but I'm willing to try anything.

Laurie Collett said...

Sounds interesting! I love raisins! Thanks for hosting, & God bless!

mail4rosey said...

I love the idea of raisins in a potato salad. I'm a huge raisin fan and the kids are too.

Katherines Corner said...

I've never had potato salad with raisins I want to try it. Yum Thank you for hosting xo

Maria said...

That sounds so good, Judy!! I've never had potato salad like that. I love raisins in almost anything! I think it's fun trying new foods!
I hope your week is off to a wonderful start!! Sending love and wishing you a great week! Xoxox
Maria

Robin @ Fluster Buster said...

I never thought to add raisins to potato salad but it sounds good. I’m a new follower. I saw your link on Creating my Way to Success. I would love for you to come by and share your creativity with my friends @
http://www.flusterbuster.com/search/label/Fluster%20Muster%20Party

Robin@ Fluster Buster
Fluster Muster Linky Party - Wednesdays

Camille said...

This looks interesting for sure! At first I thought it was rice pudding with raisins, which my grandma makes.

Lisa said...

I have never heard of potato salad with raisins. Sounds good! :-) Thanks for hosting and Happy New Year!

Kelli Becton said...

interesting - very interesting - you may be more adventurous in the kitchen than I :) happy new year Judy!

Judy Haughton-James said...

Thanks a lot Kelli! Have a good week!

Judy Haughton-James said...

Thank you very much Lisa! Have a great week.

Judy Haughton-James said...

Thanks Camille! Have a good Tuesday!

Judy Haughton-James said...

Thanks Katie! Give it a try. Have a wonderful week.

Judy Haughton-James said...

Thanks mail4rosey!

Judy Haughton-James said...

Thanks Laurie! God Bless!

Judy Haughton-James said...

I hope you get to try it one day Alissa. Have a good day.

Judy Haughton-James said...

Hi Maria,
I am a big fan of potato salad so I am always trying new recipes!:) I also like raisins. My week has been going good. Have a wonderful week my friend. Lots of Love, Friendship and Best Wishes always to you, Steve and Beano.
Judy

Judy Haughton-James said...

Thanks a lot Robin! I will definitely follow back and link up. Have a good day.

Kathy Moody said...

Wow, it looks so yummy! I've never had potato salad with raisins, but I think I'm going to have to try it.

Thank you so much for sharing at A Bouquet of Talent last week. So sorry just now making my rounds. It's been one of those weeks. :)

Hope you are having a great weekend.
Kathy

Judy Haughton-James said...

Thanks Kathy! Have a good week.

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