Laura Bush's Southwestern Potato Salad

Total Time
Prep 40 mins
Cook 20 mins

I found this recipe in the local paper. Haven't tried it yet but it sounded interesting. (after all it is the first lady)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook potatoes in boiling water to cover 15 to 20 minutes or until tender.
  2. Rinse under cold water, peel and dice in a large bowl.
  3. Add chopped egg, olives& jalapeno, tossing gently until combined.
  4. Combine mayonnaise, mustard, cilantro and oregano.
  5. Stir gently into potato mixture.
  6. Season to taste with salt& pepper.
Most Helpful

Yum Cher, this was so good. We ate it warm, with our BBQ tonight. I loved the Jalapenos in it-just a nice bite. I had no cilantro, so used lemon thyme instead. It worked just fine.

JustJanS January 14, 2003

After some work on this I will give it 5 stars. I'm sure this just a guide line like most of these type recipes, but I kept tasting and increasing the spices until I was happy with it. I did use dried cilantro and used sliced jalapeno peppers. I love potato salad and the oregano was something new to me. Yes It's there but you really can't taste it. Thanks!

True Texas April 09, 2008