Potatoes are cooked, then cut into spears and tossed with a garlic infused vinegar and oil dressing. When chilled, the potatoes are topped with chopped and diced apples, bacon, olives and red onion.
INGREDIENTS (for 6 servings):
- 1 1/2 pounds potatoes
- 8 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
- 1 small apple
- 1 (2 ounce) can chopped black olives
- 1/4 cup diced red onion
- 1/3 cup white wine vinegar
- 3 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- salt to taste
- 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add potatoes and cook until tender but still firm, about 15 minutes; drain and cool. Cut each potato lengthwise into 1 inch spears. Place spears in 9x13 inch baking dish.
Prepare the marinade by whisking together the white wine vinegar, olive oil, garlic, salt and pepper. Reserve 1 tablespoon and pour the remainder over the potatoes and turn gently to coat. Cover and refrigerate until chilled.
Remove potatoes from refrigerator and bring to room temperature. Arrange potato spears on serving platter.
Core apple and finely chop; add to reserved marinade. Stir in bacon (or ham), olives and onion. Spoon over potatoes and serve.
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