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03rd Mar 2015

Snack Swap: Switch Your Full-Fat Potato Salad For This Low-Fat Alternative

Don't let a salad option pack on the pounds.


When you’re busy working, but want to keep yourself on the healthy straight and narrow, it can be hard coming up with simple swaps that can make a big difference.

Whether you’re trying to go gluten free, looking for a paleo alternative, or just want to go the extra mile with your fitness routine, we’ll be bringing you a simple snack swap each week.

This week… why not ditch the packet of shop-bought potato salad for this tasty but low fat option.

Make it in bigger batches for a side to your salad, or pack it in for a lunch alternative. Don’t ruin your hard work with a salad that packs on the pounds!

Quick Low Fat Potato Salad


  • 670g cooked, diced potatoes
  • 110g frozen green peas (thawed)
  • 65g diced red or green pepper
  • 1 tbsp. minced onion
  • 1 hard boiled egg, chopped
  • 100g cooked ham/ bacon chopped


  • 90g plain non-fat yogurt
  • 90g low calorie mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • 1 tbsp. Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper

To Make

  1. Combine salad ingredients chopped in a salad bowl.
  2. Mix dressing ingredients and pour over potato mixture.
  3. Toss until well blended.
  4. Chill 24 hours for best results, but can be served immediately.

Recipe altered from