Salads With Idaho® Potatoes Go Global

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Contact: Ann Segerstrom

Eagle ID (June 2015) — With their reputation for quality, consistency and versatility, Idaho® potatoes have been known for traveling on menus to countries far beyond their state of origin. For creative chefs, the Idaho® potato’s sturdy texture and universal popularity are a perfect foil for salads tossed with the many exotic ingredients and seasonings the globe has to offer.

Browse the recipes on to find a world tour of potato salads. Travel to Europe to sample Ensalada Rusa (Spanish-Style Potato Salad) with tuna, hard-boiled eggs and mayonnaise, Lobster and Idaho® Potato Niçoise Salad (haricot vert, anchovies, capers) and Idaho® Potato Panzanella (heirloom tomatoes, olives, basil). For Middle Eastern flavors like lemon, cucumbers and feta cheese, try All Blue Idaho® Potato Tabouli. Circling further around the globe, Indian spices and chutney place Savory Curry Cone with Samosa Potato Salad firmly on the sub-continent. On the Pacific Rim, Korean Potato Salad benefits from garlic, ginger and soy sauce.

For more Idaho® potato salads with cosmopolitans spins, including an all- American Loaded Baked Idaho® Potato Salad visit and All Things Potato Salads. For other menu concepts using all the Idaho® potato varieties, visit the IPC recipe database at While on the site, check out the helpful size guide and Idaho® potato preparation tips, and find answers and solutions to operational and culinary FAQs.

About the Idaho Potato Commission
Established in 1937, the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) is a state agency that is responsible for promoting and protecting the famous “Grown in Idaho®” seal, a federally registered trademark that assures consumers they are purchasing genuine, top-quality Idaho® potatoes. Idaho’s growing season of warm days and cool nights, ample mountain–fed irrigation and rich volcanic soil, give Idaho® potatoes their unique texture, taste and dependable performance. These ideal growing conditions are what differentiate Idaho® potatoes from potatoes grown in other states. For more information, visit: