I love a good classic potato salad. There is something so absolutely satisfying about it. It reminds me of my youth and it gives me the feeling of summer no matter what time of year it is.

It doesn't matter how much I love a classic potato salad, I'm always open to trying variations. I've never really met a potato salad I didn't get along with, now that I think of it.

Read more ¿Qué más?: How to make perfect paletas in 4 easy steps

There is no reason why a good ol' American classic like potato salad can't be made with a variety of Latin-American twists. Am I right or am I right?

Here's a great array of five potato salads with a Latin twist.

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Poblano Potato Salad

This potato salad gets a little love from Poblano chiles and it's all the better for it.


2 pounds baby red or new potatoes, cut into 1/2 to 1-inch pieces  
3 ears fresh corn, husks and silks removed 
2 poblano chiles, charred, peeled, stemmed, seeded, and chopped  
1 cup chopped scallions (white and pale green parts only) 
1/2 cup sour cream  
1/4 cup mayonnaise  
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves 
Salt and freshly ground black pepper  

Get the full recipe directions at Food Network.

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