This Loaded Potato Salad is sure to be a crowd pleaser. I can tell you it definitely was a hit with my family!
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This has been a crazy week at the Shugary house. With out of town guests, picnics and potlucks, we needed something delicious to bring and share!
This Loaded Potato Salad was the perfect solution. Three years ago I shared my Potato Salad, and it became a huge hit. It’s a classic recipe for a simple yet delicious potato salad.
But over the years, making a “loaded” version has been on my mind. By “loaded” I of course mean with bacon and cheese! Much like this Loaded Mashed Potato dish.
I mean, really, you can’t go wrong with potatoes, bacon, cheese and onion!
How to make the best Loaded Potato Salad:
- My grandma always cut her potatoes really tiny for her potato salad.
- She also only used Hellman’s Real Mayonnaise. Trust me, it makes a difference.
- I took the egg and the green peppers out (after all, who needs those healthy ingredients, right?) and instead added in some bacon bits (the real stuff) and some shredded Colby Jack cheese.
- Add some green onions for a little color and flavor too!
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Here are a few of our family favorite “side dishes”….
Best Mac and Cheese. Ever. Kids and family will RAVE over this delicious dish!
Cherry Dump Salad: totally my kind of “salad” recipe! Sweet and perfect for any meal.
Sweet Potato Fries: crispy seasoned fries with a sweet Cinnamon dipping sauce. OMG yum!
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MORE POTATO RECIPES:
- Oven Baked Mashed Potatoes
- Sweet Potato Casserole
- Baked French Fries
- Instant Pot Sweet Potatoes
- Sweet Potato Casserole with Marshmallows
- Turkey Taco Potato Boats – delicious DINNER idea!
MORE POTLUCK RECIPES:
- Caramel Apple Snicker Salad recipe
- Pistachio Fluff Salad
- Broccoli Salad
- Strawberry Pretzel Bars
- Cucumber Tomato Salad
- Chinese Coleslaw
- 7 Layer Salad
- Sloppy Joes
- MORE Salads and Side Dishes!
Loaded Potato Salad recipe:
Loaded Potato Salad with all the fixings, bacon, cheese, and onion!
- 3 lb red potatoes
- 30oz jar Hellman's Real Mayonnaise
- 1lb bacon, cooked and crumbled
- 1 cup shredded colby-jack cheese
- 3 green onions, sliced
- 2 tsp kosher salt
- 1/2 tsp black pepper
- Boil potatoes in a large pot, covered, until fork tender. Remove immediately and the skin should pinch right off. Cool ten minutes, then dice the potatoes small (this keeps them from being mashed).
- In a large bowl combine diced potatoes, mayonnaise, bacon, cheese, onion, salt and pepper.
- Mix until blended. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 604Total Fat: 53gSaturated Fat: 11gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 40gCholesterol: 57mgSodium: 1164mgCarbohydrates: 18gFiber: 2gSugar: 2gProtein: 14g
*Nutrition facts are an estimate and not guaranteed to be accurate. Please see a registered dietitian for special diet advice.
Today’s recipe for Loaded Potato Salad was originally published on Shugary Sweets on July 22, 2014.
This Loaded Potato Salad is sure to be a crowd pleaser. I can tell you it definitely was a hit with my family! Loaded with bacon, cheese, and green onions!