Potatoes (and Potato Salad) #1 Pick for Favorite Healthy Summer BBQ Side Dish

With summer BBQ season underway, Americans across the country have pronounced potato salad their No. 1 pick among healthy BBQ side dishes. According to a poll on CookingLight.com, potato salad is the favorite healthy summer side, surpassing other traditional sides like coleslaw, pasta salad and baked beans.

Whether you prefer a traditional potato salad or a twist on the traditional, the United States Potato Board (USPB), representing the nation's 2,500 potato growers, has your summer BBQ potato salad recipe covered.

This Potato Salad recipe is a healthy spin on the traditional American side dish and is ideal for serving alongside just about any summertime entree, from chicken and fish, to summer favorites, such as hot dogs and burgers.

How can something so delicious also be so packed with nutrition? It's the potato, of course! At just 110 calories, the base of America's favorite vegetable side dish is packed with essential vitamins and minerals.  One medium-size (5.3 ounce) skin-on potato boasts more potassium than a banana and almost half your daily value of vitamin C (45%), and absolutely no fat, sodium or cholesterol.

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