Cajun Potato Salad

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  • Cook the potatoes in boiling salted water for 20-30 minutes or until tender; drain.
  • Rinse with cold water; cool completely.
  • Cut into 1/4 inch slices; place in a large bowl.
  • Add onions, parsley, and 3 tablespoons vinegar; toss.
  • In a medium skillet, cook sausage in oil for 5-10 minutes or until it begins to brown.
  • Remove with slotted spoon and add to potato mixture.
  • To drippings in skillet, add mustard, garlic, pepper, cayenne and remaining vinegar; bring to a boil, whisking constantly.
  • Pour over salad and toss gently.
  • Serve immediately.
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  1. Milkmans Daughter
    This is an excellent recipe. I loved the flavors of everything once it was together. I had to sub ham for the sausage and I didn't have any parsley. I also made a small batch to be sure my husband would like it and he DID. I was so glad! I will definitely be making this again! Thanks for a great change to regular potato salad.
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  2. Agent Cooper
    This is one of my favorite summertime recipes! Every time I've made it people have gone absolutely crazy for it! Unlike the previous review, I will sometime add extra sausage to the salad, because who doesn't like extra in a dish like this? Also, I'm not a huge spicy food fan so sometimes when I make it I cut back on the amount of cayenne but that's just my personal preference. This salad is extremely easy, quite different from a typical potato salad and it makes a really great side dish for some boneless pork ribs. Thank you so much for posting it!
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  3. Dreamgoddess
    I prepared this to serve alongside steaks and grilled shrimp. We enjoyed this potato salad very much. The only change I made was to use about half the amount of sausage as that was all I had. I honestly don't think this hurt the flavor of the salad. It had a wonderful flavor and I really enjoyed the subtle heat of the cayenne. Thanks for sharing the recipe!
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  4. ratherbeswimmin
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