Thursday, May 31, 2007

Italian Potato Salad

2 large russet potatoes
7-9 fresh green beans
2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
1/4 cup white vinegar
1/4 cup olive oil
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 egg

In a large pot of boiling water, cook potatoes in their jackets for 30 minutes. Add the fresh green beans the last 10 minutes. Remove vegetables from water and let cool. Cut green beans in 1-inch slices. Peel potatoes, halve lengthwise and then slice 1/8-inch thick. Combine beans, potatoes, and garlic in a medium bowl. In a mixing cup or small bowl, whisk together the vinegar, olive oil, red pepper, salt, and black pepper; pour over vegetables. Whisk egg, and add to bowl. Stir all to combine. Serve lukewarm or cold. Makes 4 servings.