Tropical Baby Potato Salad with Papaya Vinaigrette

Tropical baby potato salad

Summer cookouts are just around the corner. Impress your guests with this light spin on a vegan potato salad!

Relax in the sun and watch this unconventional potato salad disappear while the boring, fat-laden macaroni salad sits untouched at your next get-together.

Tropical Baby Potato Salad with Papaya Vinaigrette

Ingredients for dressing

  • 1/2 cup papaya, cubed
  • 1 Tbs fresh-squeezed orange juice
  • 1 tsp papaya seeds
  • 3 Tbs rice wine vinegar
  • 1 Tbs maple syrup
  • 1 1/2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 clove minced garlic
  • 1 tsp minced ginger
  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil

Blend all dressing in a food processor. Refrigerate for at least one hour and shake well before serving.

Ingredients for potato salad

  • 24 ounces petite baby potato, halved, cooked al dente, and cooled
  • 1 small bulb of fennel with stems, sliced thin
  • 1/4 orange bell pepper, sliced thin
  • 2 scallions (white and green), sliced thin
  • 1/2 cup diced fresh pineapple
  • 1 small handful organic micro greens

Directions
Combine all ingredients in a large mixing bowl and fold together. Gently coat with papaya dressing and mix well. Adjust seasoning if necessary and serve immediately.

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Ron Badach
Living a healthy lifestyle and offering people creative plant based cooking ideas is a passion for Ron. In 2013 Ron appeared on ABC's The CHEW winning its "Hunky Husband Cook-off” with his signature Black Bean Burger. People from across the country began to contact Ron about how to transition away from a meat-centric diet. In response Ron launched his Callicoon Kitchen brand and began posting creative, easy to follow how-to cooking videos and recipes giving people hands-on techniques for making vegan dishes that they can incorporate into their own lives. A vegetarian for 20 years Ron is now 100% vegan and he is committed to sharing his belief in the benefits of organic produce and an active, healthy lifestyle. Ron combines strength training and running to stay fit. A huge animal lover, Ron loves to hang out with his rescued Black Lab, Otis. Future plans include a vegan product line and Callicoon Kitchen cookbook highlighting all his vegan in-house favorites. Ron lives in New York and Virginia with his wife and three daughters. Follow Ron on Follow Ron on YouTube, Facebook, Twitter. Check out and subscribe to Ron Badach Callicoon Kitchen at http://www.callicoonkitchen.com/

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