Zesty Red Potato Salad

Ingredients

* 8 medium red potatoes (about 2-1/2 pounds)

* 1 jar (7-1/2 ounces) marinated quartered artichoke hearts, drained

* 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies, drained

* 1 jar (4 ounces) diced pimientos, drained

* 1 medium green pepper, diced

* 1 medium sweet red pepper, diced

* 1 medium yellow pepper, diced

* 1/2 cup chopped red onion

* 1 teaspoon minced fresh basil or 1/4 teaspoon dried basil

* Salt to taste

* 1 envelope zesty Italian salad dressing mix

* 1/3 cup vegetable oil

* 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar

Directions

* Cook the potatoes until tender but firm. Drain and cube; place in a large bowl. Add the artichokes, chilies, pimientos, peppers, onion, basil and salt.

* In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the remaining ingredients; shake well. Pour over salad and toss well. Chill for 1 hour before serving. Yield: 10-12 servings.