This aint no southerners potato salad. Don’t get us wrong, we do love of some traditional southern potato salad. However, we love this version too. This potato salad is so darn good it will make you want to do the gator shuffle.
Cajun Potato Salad
1 tablespoon of oil
8 ounces andouille sausage, cut in half, then crosswise
½ cup white onion, chopped
½ cup red bell pepper, chopped
½ cup celery, chopped
3 pounds red-skinned potatoes, cut into 3/4-inch pieces
3 tablespoons white wine vinegar
1 teaspoon hot Sauce
1 tablespoon coarse ground mustard
½ cup mayonnaise
2/3 cup green onions, chopped
½ teaspoon Cajun seasoning
Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add sausage; sauté until brown, add chopped white onion, bell pepper and celery and sauté for about 3 minutes. Transfer to paper towels and drain. Add potatoes to a large pot of salted water and bring to a boil. Cook potatoes just until tender, stirring occasionally, about 7 minutes, do not overcook potatoes. Drain well. Whisk vinegar, hot sauce, mustard and mayonnaise in a large bowl. Transfer warm potatoes to bowl and add vinegar mixture and gently toss. Gently mix in sausages, bell pepper, celery and green onions. Season with Cajun seasoning and serve warm.