Potato salad has become a staple of the summertime BBQ in America. While grilling chicken, ribs, hamburgers and hot dogs, you can add potatoes to your grill list. That’s right grilled potatoes for your potato salad. Now you may be wondering what grilling potatoes has to do with potato salad… Well as you know by now we don’t do ordinary. Grilling the potatoes adds that special smoked flavor to your salad. While we are at it, let’s grill the onions too!
3 Lb. bag of red and/or white small round potatoes
3 Tbsp. olive oil
1 sweet onion
2 cups mayonnaise
1 cup yellow mustard
3 Tbsp. smoked Salt
1 Tbsp. ground pepper
Preheat grill to medium. Cut potatoes in quarters or bite size pieces and place in cold water. Rinse and thoroughly dry them before tossing the potatoes in the olive oil. Place the potatoes on the grill and cook until tender. Place eggs in a saucepan and cover with cold water. Bring to a boil and cook for 10-12 min. Remove eggs and allow to cool. Then remove shells and rough chop or food process them. Remove potatoes from grill and allow them to cool. Slice onions and place onion on grill and cook for 2-3 min on each side. Remove onions and place them in the food processor and chop until fine.
In a large bowl combine the potatoes, onion, eggs, mayo and mustard, smoke salt and ground pepper and mix well. Refrigerate for 30-60 min. Add garnish of chopped green onions, paprika or sweet relish on top. Enjoy!