Greek Yogurt Dill Potato Salad

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Greek Yogurt Dill Potato Salad

Potato salad doesn’t have to be a heavy, cookout treat. My version, Greek yogurt potato salad with dill, is low on calories and big flavor making it perfect for even a weekday dinner!

Greek Yogurt Potato Salad with dill/ Potato salad doesn’t have to be a heavy, calorie rich cookout treat! My version is a Greek yogurt potato salad with dill. It has low calories and big flavor! / Running in a Skirt

Hi friends!

Since it’s the day before 4th of July, I thought I’d share one of my all-time favorite grilling side dishes. I love keeping food simple in the summer, focusing on fresh, high-quality ingredients and this healthy potato salad recipe does just that.  Don’t worry if you normally don’t like potato salad… this one is different.

This Greek Yogurt Potato Salad with dill is so good and uses NO MAYO like most potato salads. It’s packed with dill, lemon and has just a hint of grainy mustard to bring out the flavor without all the fuss.  It’s a dish you can actually FEEL GOOD eating.

This lighter take on potato salad is totally addictive and should be added to your summer menu rotation ASAP.

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Greek Yogurt Potato Salad with dill

Here’s why you’ll love this Greek Yogurt Potato Salad with dill…

Potato salad is such a staple at cookouts, but I honestly avoid it.  It’s usually been sitting out for a while, from a package and not that tasty.  Not my version though.  This Greek Yogurt Potato Salad with dill uses simple fresh ingredients that allow the potatos to shine… not cover them up.

The creamy Greek yogurt is healthy, low in fat and high in protein… way better than mayo.  It makes one unforgettable potato salad.  Trust me!

Greek Yogurt Potato Salad with dill/ Potato salad doesn’t have to be a heavy, calorie rich cookout treat! My version is a Greek yogurt potato salad with dill. It has low calories and big flavor! / Running in a Skirt

I make my healthy potato salad with golden baby potatoes.  If you can’t find these, it will also work with baby red potatoes.  I love the smooth consistency of the golden cuties though.

The most tedious part of the whole recipe is cutting the potatoes into 1/2 inch cubes, but even that doesn’t take that long.

Greek Yogurt Potato Salad with dill

After that, you steam the potatoes in a basket.  I steam mine instead of boiling them so they retain more nutrients.

Once the potatoes are cool, you toss with greek yogurt, dill, and mustard.  I brighten the flavor with lemon and a touch of onion powder.  This combo packs a flavor punch without a bunch of mayo.

Greek Yogurt Potato Salad with dill/ Potato salad doesn’t have to be a heavy, calorie rich cookout treat! My version is a Greek yogurt potato salad with dill. It has low calories and big flavor! / Running in a Skirt

Ingredients in Greek Yogurt Potato Salad with Dill

  • Potatoes
  • Greek Yogurt
  • Dill
  • Grainy Mustard
  • Onion Powder
  • Lemon
  • Salt & Pepper

 

How to Make Greek Yogurt Potato Salad with Dill…

  1. Cut the potatoes.
  2. Steam the potatoes <— steaming them keeps more nutrients than boiling!
  3. Mix the potatoes with the rest of the ingredients
  4. Chill and serve!

This recipe would be perfect for a weekday dinner or any summer cookout.  I hope you enjoy it as much as I do.

 

Must try recipe! Greek Yogurt Potato Salad with Dill (No Mayo!!!)Click to Tweet

 

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Greek Yogurt Potato Salad with dill

4.5 from 4 votes
Greek Yogurt Potato Salad with Dill
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 

Potato salad doesn’t have to be a heavy, calorie-rich cookout treat! My version is a Greek yogurt potato salad with dill. It has low calories and big flavor!

Course: Dinner, Lunch, Salad, side
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Greek Yogurt Potato Salad with dill
Servings: 4
Calories: 215 kcal
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 pounds baby golden potatoes cut in 1/2 cubes
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons fresh chopped dill
  • 1 tablespoon grainy mustard
  • 1/2 large lemon juiced (or one small lemon)
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • Garnish: additional dill
Instructions
  1. Steam chopped potatoes on the stove for 15-20 minutes or until fork tender. Don't overcook.
  2. Cool potatoes.

  3. Stir together the Greek yogurt, grainy mustard, lemon, onion powder and cooked potatoes. Salt and pepper to taste.

  4. Carefully fold in the dill.
  5. Serve room temperature or chilled. Garnish with additional dill.

Greek Yogurt Potato Salad with dill

Your turn!

Favorite cookout side dish- GO!

By | 2019-07-03T06:48:08-04:00 July 3rd, 2019|All Vegetarian, Food, Lunch, Salads, Side Dishes|43 Comments

43 Comments

  1. Wendy July 5, 2019 at 1:26 pm - Reply

    Oh this looks yummy!

  2. Lisa Ballantyne July 3, 2019 at 11:57 am - Reply

    5 stars
    Looks fabulous, Julie! A must-try!

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  7. Lynda January 12, 2017 at 2:53 pm - Reply

    5 stars
    GREAT recipe! Very light, tasty and satisfying. I added some chopped celery for a little crunch. This will definitely go on my “make again” list.

    • JulieWunder January 29, 2017 at 7:26 pm - Reply

      That sounds like a wonderful idea! So glad you enjoyed it.

  8. Garrett Boeken August 3, 2016 at 6:08 am - Reply

    Mayonnaise. I like the flavor with just a little bit of mayonnaise added; however you can omit the mayo altogether, if you prefer. Apple cider vinegar. A touch of acid enhances the flavor of the salad. You may also use regular white vinegar or white wine vinegar.

  9. Christine December 7, 2015 at 9:09 am - Reply

    3 stars
    Made this last night. Good except too much dill. I am pretty sure it is because I didn’t use fresh? I only had dry so I didn’t see any issue. Wrong. I’m going to try again with fresh dill as indicated. Should be good. I really liked the greek yogurt instead of mayo.

    • JulieWunder December 7, 2015 at 12:12 pm - Reply

      Hi Christine! Yes, if you sub dry for fresh you need to reduce the amount. A general rule of thumb is 1 teaspoon dry equals 1 TABLESPOON fresh. So for this recipe I’d use 2 teaspoons. But since you are trying it in a new way… I’d start with 1 1/2 and taste it :-)) See if you like/want more.
      I love the fresh dill in this though– totally worth getting!
      Thanks for making my recipe and leaving a comment!

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  11. Faith VanderMolen May 19, 2015 at 7:29 am - Reply

    Potato salad has been on my list to make for a while. Now I have some inspiration!!

    • JulieWunder May 19, 2015 at 5:53 pm - Reply

      Thanks! It’s such a yummy treat especially made this way!

  12. Natalie May 19, 2015 at 1:17 am - Reply

    Yay! Healthy potato salad!!! It’s always something I steer away from at a BBQ because of all the mayo, but this is genius 🙂

  13. Miz Helen May 18, 2015 at 2:20 pm - Reply

    Dill and Potato Salad a great combination that I just love, this Potato Salad looks awesome! Hope you are having a great day and thanks so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday this week.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

  14. Meghan May 18, 2015 at 7:24 am - Reply

    This recipe speaks wonders to my mayo-hating self (though I have to admit that I’m slowly getting more into it…why?!). And fresh dill is pretty much the best thing ever – nice work on incorporating that in here, too!

  15. Tina muir May 18, 2015 at 7:11 am - Reply

    Yummy Julie! I love subbing greek yogurt in wherever I can, its so much better for you, and you really can’t tell! I have nerve made a potato salad, but maybe it is time! Thanks for linking up with us today lady!

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  17. Gretchen | Gretchruns May 13, 2015 at 2:13 pm - Reply

    5 stars
    Wow, does this look amazing! Dill is one of my favorite herbs (right after cilantro) so I’ll have to try it out. I just happen to have all the ingredients on hand, so sounds like a perfect thing to make tonight!

  18. Jess @hellotofit May 12, 2015 at 4:34 pm - Reply

    I forgot how yummy dill is 🙂 love it in cold salads like this, as well as with salmon!

  19. Marilyn Jarnecki May 12, 2015 at 3:18 pm - Reply

    All the ingredients I love, so definitely will make it this weekend.
    Also on the Aloha Premium Protein Powder where do you purchase this & can you buy individual packets or how many come in a box I like the idea of vanilla/ chocolate….Price approximately please & thank you Julie

  20. Ohh, I will definitely give this a try for our next bbq! Looks delicious!

  21. Annmarie May 12, 2015 at 8:53 am - Reply

    Dill anything is delicious!!!

  22. I’m not a mayo fan…at all; so this is my kind of potato salad. Love the flavor combinations. 🙂

  23. ooh this looks good! Steaming instead of boiling is a great idea. Thanks for linking up!

  24. Susie @ SuzLyfe May 12, 2015 at 7:18 am - Reply

    I’m from the south. YES to healthy potato salad!

  25. Blane Sherer May 12, 2015 at 7:13 am - Reply

    Many people say that gardening is therapeutic for them. Do you find it to be so ?

    • JulieWunder May 13, 2015 at 9:52 am - Reply

      Totally! And it is such a joy to make a meal from something you grew.

  26. Mary Jean Henson May 12, 2015 at 7:03 am - Reply

    Potato salad sounds yummy! Will be making it soon. Glad you are feeling a tad better today.

    The loss af your Mom and beloved pet is tough to handle.

    Have a happy Tuesday!

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