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Easy sliced potato salad with smoky seasoning, lemon, and cilantro

Smoky Potato Salad with Lemon and Cilantro

Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 30 mins
Total time: 40 mins
Yield: 6 people



  • 1 recipe Easy Potato Salad Base using lemon juice for drizzling
  • 6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 4 medium scallions, white and green parts, sliced thin
  • 3/4 cup green olives, halved if medium, sliced if large
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons each: smoked paprika, ground cumin, and finely grated lemon zest
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric
  • Salt and ground black pepper


  • Prepare Easy Potato Salad Base. While potatoes cook, mix olive oil, cilantro, scallions, olives, paprika, cumin, lemon zest, and turmeric in a small bowl. Add dressing to potatoes; toss to coat. Taste and adjust seasonings, including salt, pepper, and additional lemon juice; toss again. Serve.