Potato Salad with Cilantro Dressing

This Filipino potato salad is very healthy because the dressing is a vinaigrette rather than mayonnaise based. It also has lots of fresh vegetables. It can be served warm or cold.

Potato Salad with Cilantro Dressing


4-6 side dishes

Time to Make

  • 15 minutes to prepare
  • cook time 5-10 minutes



4 potatoes, peeled and diced
1/2 cucumber, diced
1/2 green bell pepper, chopped
1/4 cup spring onions, chopped or green onions, chopped
1/4 cup red onion, chopped
3/4 cup tomato, seeded and chopped


  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper


  1. Boil the potatoes in salted water until cooked through, about 5 to 10 minutes depending on the size of the potatoes. Drain.
  2. Whisk together the ingredients or place in a glass jar with a tight fitting lid and give it a good shake to combine. Pour over the warm potatoes. Add the cucumber, bell pepper, onions, and tomatoes and toss to combine.

One thought on “Potato Salad with Cilantro Dressing

  1. Yum, this is a great potato salad! The flavors are so light and refreshing, and all of the vegetables add some great color and crunch. Thanks for sharing! CQ3


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