This post is sponsored in conjunction with #BBQWeek. The sponsors, Rainier Foods and Intensity Academy generously provided samples to participants to aid in the creation of the #BBQWeek recipes and prize packages to give away to the readers. However, all opinions are mine alone.
Welcome to the third annual #BBQWeek hosted by A Kitchen Hoor’s Adventures. We are excited to have 15 bloggers sharing over 50 recipes this week as we head toward grilling season. The amazing sponsors have donated some great prizes for the #BBQWeek giveaway. The giveaway is below, but make sure to read about the prize packages and our generous sponsors!
Okay, y’all I’m not gonna lie, when this Texas girl goes to a barbecue, I’m really just there for the side dishes!! Yes, you read that right! I’m not a huge meat eater so for me it’s usually about the sides and desserts when I go to a bbq and I’m always hoping that the pot luck attendees have brought their side dish A-game! I look forward to the classic sides like baked beans, charro beans, macaroni and cheese as well as homestyle potato salads. I honestly I never thought another dish could turn my affection away from a creamy potato salad, but then I discovered roasted potato salads!
This Lemon-Garlic Roasted Potato Salad is a tasty little number I’ve added to my side dish rotation recently, and it was an instant sensation with my meat-atarian husband. It’s very light, yet packed with bright flavors as it’s dressed with a zesty, homemade lemon-garlic vinaigrette.
It has become one of my absolute favorite side dishes to accompany anything from the grill.
How to make lemon-garlic roasted potato salad
Earthy Yukon gold potatoes are lightly seasoned, roasted until crisp and then tossed with toasted pecans, fresh Italian parsley and a zesty lemon-garlic vinaigrette. The potatoes can be roasted in the oven, but more often I roast them in the basket of my air fryer so I don’t have to heat up my kitchen.
This roasted potato salad is versatile and it’s a wonderful match for any protein from eggs to seafood to steak! It’s also delicious served warm or chilled so it can be conveniently made ahead to be served at a later time
If you’ve been looking for a way to shake up your barbecue side dish repertoire, a serving bowl full of this no-fuss lemon-garlic roasted potato salad will definitely perk up your buffet table!
I hope you enjoy the recipe as much as we do! -M
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Lemon-Garlic Roasted Potato SaladCourse: lunch, dinnerCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy
This flavorful, Lemon-Garlic Roasted Potato Salad is a tasty alternative to traditional, creamy potato salad! We think it’s the perfect side dish for roasted meats, sandwiches or anything hot off the grill.
- For the lemon-garlic dressing
1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
2-3 tablespoons lemon juice (to taste)
1 small cloves garlic, finely minced
1/2 – 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard (to taste)
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
- For the potato salad
1-1/2 pounds Yukon gold potatoes, cut into 1.5 inch chunks or quarters
2 tablespoons olive oil
salt and pepper
1/3 cup toasted pecans, coarsely chopped
2-3 tablespoons fresh Italian parsley, coarsely chopped
- Make the dressing. Combine the olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, mustard, salt and pepper in a mason jar and stir. Secure the lid and ring onto the jar and shake dressing to mix thoroughly. Set dressing aside and allow it to sit for at least 30 minutes before using.
- Place cut potatoes in a large mixing bowl and coat with 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Lightly season them salt and pepper.
- Spray the basket of an air fryer with non-stick cooking spray. Transfer the prepared potatoes to the basket, just covering the bottom of the basket with potato pieces. Don’t overcrowd the basket. (**For instructions on how to roast these potatoes in the oven, please see notes or watch the full recipe video below).
- Roast potatoes in the air fryer at 390° for 10 minutes or until the potatoes are golden brown and look done. Be sure to stop and shake or stir the potatoes at the 5 minutes cooking mark to ensure even cooking and color. Depending on the size of your air fryer, you may have to roast the potatoes in two or more batches.
- Return roasted potatoes to the large mixing bowl. Toss with the toasted pecan pieces, herbs and the lemon-garlic dressing.
- This potato salad is tasty served warm or chilled, however we really love it when it’s slightly warmed. Enjoy!
- Recipe from A Little Fish in the Kitchen www.alittlefishinthekitchen.com. All content is owned by Marcelle G. Bolton. Please contact the author for permission to republish.
Monday #BBQWeek Recipes
Starters and Sides
- Bacon Cheddar Jalapenos from Jolene’s Recipe Journal
- Lemon-Garlic Roasted Potato Salad from A Little Fish in the Kitchen
- Grilled Kale Salad with Grilled Croutons and Garlic Dressing from Karen’s Kitchen Stories
- Spicy Hummus Dip from Art of Natural Living
- Barbecued Pork Burgers from A Kitchen Hoor’s Adventures
- Beef Kafta from A Day in the Life on the Farm
- Chai Teriyaki Shrimp Salad from Cindy’s Recipes and Writings
- Grilled Glazed Blackberry Chicken from Blogghetti
- Grilled Zesty Greek Chicken from Cheese Curd In Paradise
- Jalapeno-Marinated Pork Kabobs from Sweet Beginnings
- Margarita Grilled Shrimp from Jen Around the World
- Smoked Burgers with Spicy Garlic Aioli from The Spiffy Cookie
- Southwestern Chicken Skewers from The Freshman Cook
- Sweet and Spicy Chicken and Pineapple Skewers from Hezzi-D’s Books and Cooks
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Thank you #BBQWeek sponsors Saucy Queen and Rainier Foods for donating the prizes for this event. The #BBQWeek giveaway is open to U.S. residents, age 18 & up. All entries for the winner are checked and verified. By entering you give the right to use your name and likeness. The number of entries received determines the odds of winning.
Two (2) winners are selected at random from entries received. The prize packages are fulfilled by and sent directly from the giveaway sponsors. #BBQWeek bloggers are not responsible for the fulfillment or delivery of the prize packages. Bloggers hosting this giveaway and their immediate family members in their household are not eligible to enter or win the giveaway. No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited by law. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter or any other social channel mentioned in the #BBQWeek posts or entries.