Mom's Magical Ensalada Papas

Sobeida of Viva Fruits & Vegetables at Essex Street Market was born and raised in the neighborhood surrounding the market. Her younger brother is able to detect whether their mother’s magic hands have mixed the salad.

Serves 6 | Cook Time 1 hour

5 Potatoes
3 Eggs
½ Cup of Mayonnaise
½ Cup of Chopped Peppers
½ Cup of Chopped Carrots
½ Cup of chopped Onions
Salt to taste
Pepper to taste
2 Tablespoons of Cilantro
Mom’s magic hands

1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add potatoes and cook until tender but still firm, about 15 minutes. Drain, cool, peel and chop.

2. Place eggs in a saucepan and cover with cold water. Bring water to a boil; cover, remove from heat, and let eggs stand in hot water for 10 - 12 minutes. Remove from hot water, cool, peel and chop.

3. In a large bowl, combine the potatoes, eggs, peppers, onion, carrots, salt, pepper and mayonnaise. Mix with mom’s magic hands and chill.