Simple Cilantro Lime Potato Salad

Simple Cilantro Lime Potato Salad Recipe | Momma Can | Easy Recipes for Busy moms

Simple Cilantro Lime Potato Salad

A zippy no-mayo potato salad recipe with fresh cilantro and tangy lime. Enjoy this dish with grilled meats or as a side dish for any occasion.


  • 1.5 lbs small new potatoes (we used white Smart Bites Potatoes!)
  • 3/4 cup fresh chopped cilantro leaves
  • 1.5 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • Juice of 1.5 limes or to taste
  • Zest of 1 lime
  • Salt and Pepper to taste


  1. Microwave new potatoes in the bag for 8 minutes as stated in direction. If you are using loose potatoes place cleaned baby new potatoes in microwave safe bowl. Cover with plastic wrap and microwave for 8 minutes until tender.
  2. Place potatoes in a glass bowl, taking care there is room to fold in the ingredients.
  3. Add cilantro, lime zest, lime juice, olive oil and salt & pepper.
  4. Turn gently to coat potatoes careful to not break them.
  5. Salt and Pepper to taste and turn gently to blend.


For added flavor throw in a tablespoon of garlic powder!  This dish is a delightful side to roast chicken or flank steak. Serve right away, at room temperature.  Refrigerate leftover for up to two days.

Keywords: Potatoes, Potato Salad, Cilantro, Lime, New Potato