Loaded Potato Salad

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Apr. 02, 2013

Potato salad is a classic dish that is found at most picnics and backyard BBQs in the Midwest. Wanting to switch up the flavor? Try the combination of the traditional loaded baked potato at a steak house and put it into a salad form...Genius.


Potato/Yukon gold or red potatoes 1 1/2 Pound (potato medley)
Bacon slices 5 , cooked, chopped
Chives 3 Tablespoon , chopped finely
Cheddar cheese 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) , shredded
Red pepper 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , finely diced
Light sour cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Light mayonnaise 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Salt and pepper To Taste



1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil and drop potatoes in it. Cook for 12 minutes or until fork tender.


2. In a large bowl, stir together the sour cream, and mayonnaise. Season with salt and pepper.

3. Once potatoes have cooked slice them in half and drop into the bowl with cream mayo mixture.

4. Add bacon, chives, cheese and red peppers. Gently toss all the ingredients to combine. This salad can be prepared and chilled a few hours in advance.


5. Serve chilled and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 12 Minutes
Ready In: 12 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 202Calories from Fat 84

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g13.8%

Saturated Fat 4 g20%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 194 mg8.08%

Total Carbohydrates 25 g8.3%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 1 g

Protein 6 g12%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet