Potato Salad with Lemony Spiced Dressing

"My mom’s potato salad recipe"
-- @nathaliesader

Recipe Intro From nathaliesader

Have you ever tried the combination of tomatoes and cinnamon? The warmth of the cinnamon plays well with sweet tomatoes in this savory Mediterrean-inspired potato salad. 

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Prep time 5mins
Cook time 30mins

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  • 4 Yukon gold potatoes
  • 1/2 small onion, finely minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon allspice, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon, divided
  • 1/2 cup halved cherry tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh oregano
  • sprinkle of sumac


  • Step 1

    To boil the potatoes, place them in a pot, covered in water with a pinch of salt. Bring the water to a boil, then let simmer on low heat for 30 minutes or until the potatoes become tender or you can insert a fork easily.

  • Step 2

    Peel the potatoes and cut into cubes. Transfer to a bowl. Add onion, salt, allspice and cinnamon. Mix to combine. Transfer to the bowl. Add the tomatoes.

  • Step 3

    Mix in the lemon juice and olive oil and stir to coat. Garnish with oregano leaves and sumac to taste.