Loaded Baked Potato Salad

 
This potato salad is one of our family's summer favorites. Loaded baked potato salad with cheese, bacon and green onions. Holy delicious. ohsweetbasil.com_-2
 
 
One of the best potato salad recipes we’ve ever had and the best part? Everything can be prepped a day ahead, even the dressing. With busy summer schedules, sometimes the only way I can make it from one event to the next is by being able to prepare some of our dishes ahead of time. It really helps to lessen the stress of busy days and not to mention sometimes allowing a dish to sit overnight or longer really helps the flavors to meld together and makes everything much more satisfying.
 
This potato salad is one of our family's summer favorites. Loaded baked potato salad with cheese, bacon and green onions. Holy delicious. ohsweetbasil.com_-2
 
 
I like it when potato salads have a twist and aren’t just plain mayo and mustard. Yay… more of the ordinary …. but not with this baked potato salad! It’s loaded with bacon, cheese, and creamy sour cream that makes it just perfect for summer. And who doesn’t want a bomb diggity baked potato salad for summer BBQs? I can never resist digging in. Seriously, I never pass the stuff up. Enjoy!
 
This potato salad is one of our family's summer favorites. Loaded baked potato salad with cheese, bacon and green onions. Holy delicious. ohsweetbasil.com_-2
 

How Long Can Potato Salad Be Out Of The Refrigerator?

Potato salad should not be left out or the refrigerator for more than 2 hours.

Potato salad will keep for 3-5 days in the refrigerator.

 

Can You Make Potato Salad From Baked Potatoes?

Yes, you can use baked potatoes to make potato salad.

Bake the potatoes, let them cool and then peel and cut the potatoes and add to other ingredients.

 

Will Potato Salad Freeze?

You can freeze potato salad, however, thawing it is tricky.

Potato salad easily becomes mushy and separated when thawing.

It is better to just freeze the potatoes and add the dressing after thawing the potatoes.

 

 

Loaded Baked Potato Salad

This potato salad is one of our family's summer favorites. Baked potato salad with cheese, bacon and green onions. Holy delicious. ohsweetbasil.com_-2
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Loaded Baked Potato Salad

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: America's Best 4th of July Desserts, Recipes and Sides
Keyword: bacon, bbq, grill, potato salad, potatoes, salad, side
Servings: 1 large bowl
Calories: 4342kcal
Author: Sweet Basil

Ingredients

  • 8-10 Red potatoes
  • 2/3 Cup Sour Cream
  • 1/3 Cup Mayonaiise
  • 1 Tablespoon melted butter cooled
  • 2 Stalks or more green onions, chopped, plus more for garnish
  • 1/2 Lb Bacon plus more for garnish
  • 2 Cups Shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Peel your potatoes, rinse clean and chop into 1" pieces.
  • Fill a pot with water and heat to medium high heat.
  • Boil the potatoes until tender, drain and allow to cool completely.
  • Cook the bacon on a baking sheet at 400 for 15-20 min depending on thickness of bacon.
  • Chop into pieces.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the sour cream, mayo, and butter.
  • In a large bowl, fold together the dressing, potatoes, green onions, bacon, and cheese.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste* see note

Notes

Sometimes we like to leave the peels on our potatoes for extra vitamins and flavor.
Potatoes need quite a bit of salt so season, taste and repeat until flavored correctly.

Nutrition

Serving: 1large bowl | Calories: 4342kcal | Carbohydrates: 363.1g | Protein: 128.5g | Cholesterol: 520.5mg | Fiber: 39.3g | Sugar: 36.5g
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2 comments on “Loaded Baked Potato Salad”

  1. Yum! How could anything with bacon in it be bad :-)?

  2. looks yummy. we need a print & a save function on here.