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Grilled Red Potato Salad with Sausage and Ranch {Lightened up}

 This Grilled Red Potato Salad has chicken sausage and a low fat, ranch Greek Yogurt Dressing. A quick and easy, healthy side dish that is perfect for Summer grillin'!

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword grilled potato recipes, grilling recipes, healthy side dish, potato salad
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 2 -4
Author Taylor

Ingredients

  • 3 g Large Red Potatoes 500
  • 1 Cup Chicken/turkey sausage sliced
  • 1/2 Tbsp Olive oil
  • 2 tsps Garlic minced
  • Salt
  • For the dressing:
  • 1/2 Cup Non-fat Plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 Tbsp Reduced-fat Buttermilk
  • 2 tsps Buttermilk Ranch dressing powdered mix
  • Pinch of pepper
  • 2 tsp Fresh dill minced *

Instructions

  1. Bring alarge pot of salted water to a boil, and cook the potatoes until they are just fork tender, about 12 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  2. While the potatoes boil, heat your grillto medium/high and cook the sliced chicken sausage until it just has nice grill marks, only about 1-2 minutes per side. Transfer to a bowl and set aside.
  3. Cut the boiled potatoes into quarters** and toss with the olive oil, garlic and a pinch of salt.
  4. Place them onto the grill (still at medium/high heat) cut side down, and cook until they also have nice grill marks. This takes about 1-3 minutes per side. Make sure to flip them so both sides of the potato get a nice, crisp grill.
  5. While the potatoes are grilling, mix all the dressing ingredients in a large bowluntil well combined.
  6. Toss in the grilled potatoes and sausage and stir until everything is well coated.
  7. DEVOUR immediately. ***

Recipe Notes

* I prefered with just a little bit more dill than this, but Mr. FFF liked this amount. It's easier to add more than to take it out!
** The potatoes are easier to grill when they are a little on the chunkier side. If you would like them smaller, cut them after you grill.
***This dish is best served immediately, as the potatoes lose their crunch, and the Greek yogurt begins to dry out once it sits for a while. So, toss with the dressing just before serving.