Best Easy To Make Creamy Baked Potato Salad Recipe - I am a sucker for a good Creamy Potato Salad Recipe. I will pass up every side dish that is placed out on the dinner table in order to get to the creamy potato salad.
I think my obsession started with my mother’s delicious Creamy Potato Salad Recipe. I just loved it. I would fill myself up with the creamy potato salad and leave all the other food. Of course this didn’t make my mother too happy, but secretly I think she was proud of herself for knowing how to make potato salad that was simply scrumptious.
This recipe is not my mom’s original creamy potato salad recipe. It is close to it but not exactly the same. This new potato salad recipe contains mayonnaise and bacon like my mom’s creamy potato salad, but it uses red potatoes where my mother used Russets.
Despite this creamy potato salad recipe not being an exact duplicate of my mother’s recipe, it is still a quick, easy, and one of the best creamy potato salad recipes I have ever tasted.
How To Make The Best Easy Creamy Potato Salad Recipe
8 Red Potatoes
6 Hard Boiled Eggs, Chopped
1 Pound Of Bacon
1 White Onion Chopped
2 Cups Of Mayonnaise
1 Cup Of Sour Cream
3 Tablespoons Of Milk
2 Large Tomatoes Chopped
2 Cups Cheddar Cheese, Shredded
Wash and scrub the potatoes
Cut the potatoes into approximately 1 inch cubes
Boil the potatoes. Don’t over cook you are not going to make mashed potatoes
After the potatoes are cooked, set them aside and let them cool.
As the potatoes are cooling, cook the chopped onion and bacon together. When the bacon is crispy, drain the drippings and reserve them.
Now combine the milk, bacon drippings, sour cream, and mayonnaise in a bowl and mix together.
In a large bowl mix together the eggs, the onion-bacon mixture, and the cooked potatoes.
Combine the ingredients of the small bowl with the bowl containing the potatoes and toss.
Place in the fridge for 2-3 hours or until chilled. Sprinkle the cheese and tomatoes on top before serving.
This creamy potato salad recipe makes a fantastic salad cup and is just about the best “make ahead” recipe you will ever make.
The two most frequent questions we get when posting a new recipe: Is this recipe a low fat salad recipe, and, Is there a way to cook this creamy potato salad recipe and make it a vegan or vegetarian recipe.
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In order to make this creamy potato salad recipe a low fat salad recipe and also a vegan or vegetarian friendly recipe you would need to use the following substitutions: Turkey Bacon or Veggie Bacon, Low Fat Yogurt instead of Mayonnaise, Low Fat Sour Cream or Tofu based Sour Cream, Low Fat Milk or Soy Milk.
So you see you can cook a low fat salad recipe that is also a vegetarian or vegan friendly recipe.
This creamy potato salad is a great summertime recipe. It is a simple potato salad to make and it will go well as a picnic recipe or as a dish for leftovers. You know leftovers are what make this creamy potato salad recipe such a good “make ahead” side dish recipe.