Best Creamy Potato Salad Recipe With Bacon - This Best Creamy Potato Salad Recipe with Bacon was a semifinalist on an ABC News show contest that Emeril helped out on. We have adapted the original recipe created by Cathy Fondren.
Just about the best potato salad you can make from scratch is a creamy potato salad. Even though this creamy potato salad is so delicious, it is amazing because it is easy to make. Homemade potato salad is always a welcome site on the dinner table or as a summertime food.
Creamy Potato Salad can be a make ahead recipe that can be used as a delightful salad cup. Summertime recipes and picnic recipes call out for a great tasting creamy potato salad, and this one delivers. Potato Salad With Bacon is just one more reason to get in the kitchen and start cooking this creamy potato salad recipe. For the vegetarian in the family leave out the bacon from the creamy potato salad.
How To Make Best Creamy Potato Salad Recipe With Bacon
8 large potatoes (Russet or Idaho) Scrubbed, Left unpeeled and whole
3 hard boiled eggs
8 slices of bacon, cooked and crumbled
8 ounces of cream cheese, room temp
6 ounces of sour cream
1 cup of mayonnaise
1/4 cup deli mustard
1 large Vidalia onion chopped
1 small jar of sweet Gherkin pickles, chopped
2 teaspoons of sweet Gherkin pickle juice
1 small jar of pimentos, drained and chopped
16 ounces cheddar cheese, grated
Salt & Pepper to taste
Place the potatoes in a large pot. Cover with water and boil until the potatoes are fork tender. Drain the water and then place the potatoes in a large bowl or pot of ice water. You do this to “shock” the potatoes and to stop the cooking process.
Chop the hard boiled eggs
Mix together the cream cheese, mayonnaise, sour cream, deli mustard, and salt & pepper to taste. Now add the grated cheese, pimentos, pickle juice, chopped pickles, and the chopped Vidalia onion.
Peel and cube the cooled potatoes. Carefully add the potatoes into the mixture. Remember we are not after mashed potatoes. Toss to combine.
This Creamy Potato Salad Recipe is really a simple recipe to make. For such an easy salad it taste great. If you have never tried a creamy potato salad you are in for quite a surprise. It is one of the best potato salads I have ever tasted and whenever you have potato salad with bacon then you are in for quite a treat.
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