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Which is a Healthier Side Dish: Potato Salad or Pasta Salad? (Page 3)

Potato Salad

Potato Salad

Although classic potato salad is usually lower in calories than pasta salad (about 360 per cup), the mayonnaise keeps the saturated-fat content high (it typically has 17 grams of fat and 3 grams of saturated fat). But potato salad has one advantage over pasta salad—it’s almost all vegetable. Potatoes actually have many redeeming health qualities: they’re a good source of potassium and vitamin C and naturally deliver some fiber (especially when you keep the skin on) and protein.

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