Easy-Chew Creamy Potato Salad, 3.8 grams protein, 125 calories

Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery office lunch meal idea
Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery office lunch meal idea

Potato salad is an easy-chew option for those days when you are struggling to get food down.  Stays fresh in the fridge for several days.  It works very well for a lunch meal away from home.

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb. potato (or 1 giant idaho potato) (7g, 283c)
  • 2 hard boiled eggs [12g, 156c]
  • 1 ounce sour pickles (or one large pickle)  (0g,5c)
  • 2 heaping tablespoons mayonnaise (0g, 180c)
  • salt & pepper to taste
If you are after RNY weight loss surgery and using a baby spoon for meals, then you will be able having all the tastes on each spoonful if you chop everything into tiny bits before tossing the salad.
If you are after RNY weight loss surgery and using a baby spoon for meals, then you will be able having all the tastes on each spoonful if you chop everything into tiny bits before tossing the salad.

Directions:

  • Boil the unpeeled potato in water until cooked. It might take about 45 minutes.  Allow the potato to cool on a towel or cutting board.  Peel the skin.
  • Chop the potatoes, eggs, and pickles into tiny bits.
  • Sprinkle with salt and pepper, and toss with mayonnaise.
  • Serve warm, room temperature, or cold.
  • Refrigerate leftovers.

 Yields: about 5 portions at 4 ounces each. 3.8 grams protein, 125 calories

IDEA: If you are going to take the time to boil the potato, then double it and also consider the Hungarian Rakott Krumpli recipe.

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