45 Reviews

Izzy, this is a different potato salad for sure. I loved it. So did my family and our guests on July 1. We are garlic and cilantro lovers. I think that the cilantro gives this recipe a great flavour. I would recommend this recipe to people who don't like an overly creamy potato salad because I think the flavour of the garlic and the cilantro counteract the creaminess of the mayo. But this is not an overly creamy potato salad.. It is delicious and a great change from the usual potato salad. Thank you.

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Chrissyo July 09, 2002

I thought that this called for too much garlic, but figured what the heck, more for me if no one else eats it! But the roasting of the garlic makes it nutty and a PERFECT balance for the cilantro. This was a different, deliscious way to make pototo salad! YUMM!!!!

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Meghan July 03, 2002

Wow Izzy! Like the other reveiwer, I was worried that all that garlic would overpower the dish. It was fine, the roasting mellows it quite nicely! I love cilantro, but apparently there are those that hate it, and they wouldn't come near this salad. Oh well, their loss!

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yooper July 04, 2002

I was looking for a different potato salad to serve for our 4th of July/Zaar Week Cookathon celebration. This was IT. The cilantro mayo was really nice. Of course you can't go wrong with garlic. Very nice and a great change from the usual potato salad. Thanks so much.

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PixieDust July 04, 2002

Wow! This was a BIG hit! Like another review mentioned,It was not overly creamy,it was perfecto! I too was concerned that it may be too garlicy,but it was just right! Instead of the cilantro,I used parsley.I will *definitly* be making this salad again.I just have to come up with excuses to make it! (who says you have to have a holiday for potato salad?) Hehe.Thanks so much for sharing! 8)

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Ocean~Ivy July 10, 2002

This is a keeper! My cilantro is growing so well and this is a great recipe to use it in. I will make it again as I think it may very well be my favorite potato salad now since I am a big fan of roasted garlic! I may experiment with olives or fresh corn next time but it is terrific the way it is. Thanks Izzy for a great recipe!

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Coral Bim June 25, 2003

Perfect for a hamburger cookout! I subbed basil for the cilantro, and it was soooooo delicious!

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La Dilettante May 22, 2014

Made half a recipe and was great for the two of us. I did have to cook the potatoes and garlic about 10 min. longer. Loved all the garlic in it and will add more next time.

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adopt a greyhound May 04, 2013

I kept all the ingredients as is. For the preparation I cubed my red potatoes (with skins on) and roasted them for 15 minutes before adding the garlic and continued roasting for an additional 15 minutes. I added the garlic to the food processor and then mixed everything together while the potatoes were still warm. DD and I liked this a lot but DH prefers traditional potato salad stating that he thought the garlic was overpowering. I will make this again. Thanks for sharing.

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VA June 26, 2011

Wow, what a different twist for potato salad. We loved it. I used low fat mayo and it worked great. I love the cilantro in this, it really gives it that "fresh" taste, and to roast the potatoes was genius. All around good recipe that we will make again this summer. I want to take this to one of the numerous family reunions we attend this summer. Thank you for sharing.

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mommyoffour March 12, 2011
Garlicky Cilantro Roasted Potato Salad