Loaded Baked Potato Salad

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This Loaded Baked Potato Salad is not your boring old potato salad. This recipe takes this salad to the next level by giving it all the creamy flavor of your favorite loaded baked potato.
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 12 minutes
Total: 22 minutes
A serving of Loaded Potato salad on a white plate with a side of grilled chicken.

This Loaded Baked Potato Salad is not your boring old potato salad. This recipe takes this salad to the next level by giving it all the creamy flavor of your favorite loaded baked potato with tons of enticing additions that make it irresistible.

A serving of Loaded Potato salad on a white plate with a side of grilled chicken.

Loaded Baked Potato Salad will be the hit of your next family get together. It is filled with so much goodness that every bite is perfection. This will be your go to salad for every occasion.

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  • 30 Minute Side Dish: This dish is quick and easy.
  • Easy Ingredients: All found in pantry.
  • Family Friendly: Who doesn’t love a loaded baked potato?
  • Adaptable: Can make it keto friendly or dairy free.
  • Makes Great Leftovers: This salad is perfect for leftovers.
A dish of loaded baked potato salad with a big bowl of salad on the side.

What You Need to Make Loaded Baked Potato Salad

Ingredients

  • Red Skinned Potatoes
  • Bacon
  • Mayonnaise
  • Sour Cream
  • Cheddar Cheese
  • Green Onions
  • House Seasoning Blend
  • Smoked Paprika
Potatoes scallions cheese bacon butter and sour cream in bowls.

Equipment

How to Make Loaded Baked Potato Salad- Step by Step

Potatoes cooking in a pot and a bowl of sauce for potatoes being prepared.
  • Prepare Potatoes: First, chop potatoes and next place them in a large pot. Heat over high heat to boiling. Once boiling reduce heat and simmer for 8-12 minutes.
  • Rinse: Second, when finished rinse with cold water for a few minutes.
  • Slice: Third, slice the green onions into thin pieces and chop the bacon.
  • Dressing: Next, in a large bowl, combine remaining ingredients. Finally, add your potatoes to the mayonnaise mixture and mix. Reserve some onion and bacon to top.
Potatoes in a bowl and final ingredients added to make the loaded potato salad.

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Common Questions About Loaded Potato Salad Recipe

HOW DO I STORE STORE?

It is great to store in the fridge in an airtight container until ready to serve.

SUBSTITUTE DIFFERENT CHEESE.

Indeed, you can use any type of cheese that you desire or alternatively use a blend of several.

RECIPE BE DOUBLED OR HALVED?

Of course, this recipe is great for family dinner or a graduation party. Just adjust the ingredients to suit your needs.

CAN THIS RECIPE BE MADE AHEAD OF TIME?

Definitely, it will last up to five days in an airtight container in the fridge.

WHAT TO SERVE WITH LOADED BAKED POTATO SALAD

This is perfect cookout fair so serve with:
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Loaded potato salad in a shot from the top with a glass of water on the side.

Expert Tips for Making Loaded Baked Potato Salad

  • Sitting out: Do not let this salad stay out for more than two hours to prevent illness.
  • More Bacon: Up the flavor with more bacon, it makes everything better.
  • Short cut tip: Feel free to make ahead of time or make quick in the Instant Pot.
  • Variation tip: An Avocado mayo to make a keto version.
  • Alternate ingredient: It is hard to make this dish low calorie, however, you can use low fat or fat free version of the mayo, cheeses, sour cream etc.

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A serving of Loaded Potato salad on a white plate with a side of grilled chicken.

Loaded Baked Potato Salad

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This Loaded Baked Potato Salad is not your boring old potato salad. This recipe takes this salad to the next level by giving it all the creamy flavor of your favorite loaded baked potato.
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Servings: 6 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 22 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 lbs Red Skinned Potatoes about 10 small/med
  • 1 lb Bacon cooked
  • 1 Cup Mayonnaise
  • 1 Cup Sour Cream
  • 2 Cups Cheddar Cheese Shredded
  • 5 Green Onions
  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 tsp Onion Powder
  • ½ tsp Smoked Paprika

Instructions

  • Chop potatoes into bite size pieces and place them in a large pot of lightly salted water. Place the pot on the stove and heat over high heat to boiling. Once boiling reduce heat to a simmer and simmer for 8-12 minutes or until fork tender.
  • When the potatoes are finished place them in a colander and rinse with cold water for a few minutes to cool completely.
  • While the potatoes are cooking slice the green onions into thin pieces, cutting about halfway up the green part. Chop the bacon into small pieces.
  • In a large bowl, combine mayonnaise, sour cream, onion powder, garlic powder and smoked paprika mix thoroughly.
  • Add your potatoes to the mayonnaise mixture and stir to coat. Add in green onions, bacon, and shredded cheese, fold until everything is evenly mixed.
  • Keep covered and chilled until ready to serve.

Expert Tips

 
  • Sitting out: Do not let this salad stay out for more than two hours to prevent illness.
  • More Bacon: Up the flavor with more bacon, it makes everything better.
  • Short cut tip: Feel free to make ahead of time.
  • Variation tip:  Avocado mayo to make a keto version.
  • Alternate ingredient: It is hard to make this dish low calorie, however, you can use low fat or fat free version of the mayo, cheeses, sour cream etc.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 960kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 78g | Saturated Fat: 27g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 125mg | Sodium: 1045mg | Potassium: 1321mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 866IU | Vitamin C: 22mg | Calcium: 352mg | Iron: 3mg

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