Diabetic Cooking


Swedish potato salad

Preparation time: 30 minutes.


  • 4 cups cubed potatoes
  • 1 cup chopped leeks, both green and white portions
  • 1 tablespoon capers, drained
  • 1/2 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1/2 cup fat-free mayonnaise
  • 1 cup fat-free sour cream


Place potatoes in a pot and cover with water. Cover and bring to boil, cooking until just tender. Drain, transfer to a large mixing bowl, and chill. Stir in chopped leeks and capers, and add white pepper. Fold mayonnaise into sour cream and add mixture to potatoes, stirring until well blended. Chill until serving time.

Yield: 11 servings. Serving size: 1/2 cup.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 83, Carbohydrates: 18 g, Protein: 2 g, Fat: 1 g, Saturated Fat: 0 g, Sodium: 131 mg, Fiber: 1 g

Exchanges per serving: 1 starch. Carbohydrate choices: 1.

This recipe was developed by Sharon Palmer, a registered dietitian and freelance writer in Southern California.