Hot Eats and Cool Reads: Loaded Baked Potato Salad Recipe

Aug 13, 2012

Loaded Baked Potato Salad Recipe



I was super excited when my cousin gave me a large bag of fresh red potatoes last week. I'm a huge fan of my traditional potato salad recipe, but wanted to do something different from the usual. I happened to have all of the ingredients on hand for loaded baked potatoes, so why not turn it into a cold potato salad. This salad is delicious!! The bacon adds a nice salty flavor and the sauce pull all of the ingredients together. I would definitely make this for my next family get together! Enjoy!!

Loaded Baked Potato Salad (print recipe)

What you need:
1 pound red potatoes, peeled and cut into bite sized pieces
3/4 cup cooked bacon, crumbled
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
3/4 cup green onion, sliced

Sauce:
1 cup light sour cream
1 cup light ranch dressing
1/2 cup mayo
1 tablespoon sugar
pepper

Directions:
Place potatoes in a large pot and cover with salted water. Cover and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce the heat to medium low and simmer until tender, about 20 minutes. Drain and run under water until cool.

Combine sour cream, ranch, mayo, sugar and pepper in a small bowl. Put the potatoes, bacon, cheddar and green onion in a larger bowl, pour sauce over the top, and gently fold sauce in until well combined. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving. 

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24 comments:

  1. This looks yummy and not too much mayo! Thanks for sharing.

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    1. Thanks! I love that mayo is not a main ingredients like typical salads!

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  2. I love all these ingredients!!! Have a good week! Deb

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  3. Woah, my kind of potato salad! Yum.

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    1. I agree, it's my kind too! This turned out so great!

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  4. Oh my, I can't wait to try this potato salad! I love baked potatoes and am excited that this will taste like them. Thanks so much for sharing.

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  5. I have a loaded baked potato soup that I love. I bet this salad would be DELICIOUS!!!
    Thanks for linking this recipe to Foodie Friends Friday!

    Robyn from Robyn's View

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  6. this looks delicious. Thanks for sharing on Foodie Friends Friday and remember to come and vote tomorrow
    http://marlys-thisandthat.blogspot.com/

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  7. This sounds so great, Sheena. Growing up I hated potato salad and potato soup. Now, I love them! When I was pregnant with my 2nd son, I could not get enough potato salad and potato soup ... and apples. Weird, I know. LOL. Thank you for sharing at All my Bloggy Friends this week! I hope to see you again Tuesday! :)

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    1. LOL!! I love anything potatoes!! I so need to make potato soup soon! Thanks Jamie!

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  8. This looks soooo delicious Sheena! I'm sharing on facebook. Thanks for linking up to the Weekend Potluck. Have a terrific week!
    ~Kim

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    1. Thanks so much for sharing Kim!! I appreciate it! :)

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  9. Hope you are having a great weekend and thank you so much for sharing your awesome recipe with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

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  10. Congrats, Sheena!! This recipe sounds delicious and will be FEATURED this week. Can't wait to try it myself. Thanks for linking up to Tasty Thursdays at The Mandatory Mooch. Hope you will link up again this week. The party will be live tonight. www.mandatorymooch.blogspot.com

    Thanks, Nichi

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    1. Thanks so much for the feature Nichi!! I appreciate it :)

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  11. This looks and sounds so good! I can't wait to try it. Headed to check out your other recipes now.

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  12. This looks delish!!! How did I miss this recipe!!!!

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  13. MMMM! My kind of dish! Sure love me some red taters too. Glad I saw this at GB Patch Roundup!~ =)

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  14. This has summer bbq's written all over it. Delish!

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