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Loaded Potato Salad on a purple plate

Loaded Potato Salad

This easy Loaded Potato Salad has all the flavors you will want at your next barbecue! It will be your favorite side dish from the first bite!

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword BBQ, loaded potato salad, picnic food, side dish, summer foods
Prep Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Author Rob

Ingredients

  • 3 -4 lb Potatoes, cubed
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 4-5 oz Shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • 12 strips cooked Bacon, cut in pieces
  • 3/4 cup of diced chives 
  • 1 cup Sour Cream
  • 1/2 cup Mayonnaise
  • Salt and Pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Peel and chop the potatoes into medium size pieces.

  2. Place the potatoes in a heavy sauce pot, and cover with cold water.  Add 1 teaspoon of salt, and turn the heat to high.

  3. When the potatoes come to a boil, reduce the heat to low, and continue to cook for about 10 to 15 minutes, or until a fork can easily pierce the potatoes.  Remove from heat, and drain water. 

  4. Rinse the potatoes with cold water to stop the cooking, then pour cold water off of potatoes, and place potatoes in a large serving bowl.

  5. Add cheese, bacon, sour cream 1/2 cup chive and mayonnaise.

  6. Stir until all the potatoes are well coated. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Top with remaining chives when ready to serve.