Mamabear's Potato Salad4 Reviews
- Prep: 1 hr
- Cook: 20 min
- Ready In: 2 hr 20 min
“This potato salad is served at every BBQ, it's a family favorite passed down from my mother. It is time-consuming but worth it...make it a day ahead for best flavor.” - by lanisia88
Original recipe yields 16 servings
- Place potatoes into a large pot and cover with salted water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until tender, about 20 minutes. Drain and let potatoes cool.
- Place eggs in a saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil, remove from heat, and let eggs stand in hot water for 15 minutes. Remove eggs from hot water, cool under cold running water, and peel. Dice the eggs when cool.
- Place the bacon in a large skillet and cook over medium-high heat, turning occasionally, until evenly browned, about 10 minutes. Drain the bacon slices on paper towels. When cooled, crumble and set aside.
- Dice potatoes into a large salad bowl and mix with crumbled bacon, diced eggs, and salad dressing. Sprinkle top of salad with shredded Cheddar cheese, and mix the salad thoroughly. Season with black pepper. For best flavor, chill salad overnight.
Amount Per Serving (16 total)
- 518 cal
- 30.5 g
- 41.6 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (4)Rate This Recipe
"Yes, it's a 5lb. bag of red potatoes or 20 small ones...." See more"
"I tried this recipe a couple of weeks ago and the whole family loved it! I actually cut the recipe in half because I was afraid my family wouldn't like it. Boy, was I ever wrong! They were mad because..." See more I didn't make more! LOL...I'll definitely be making again!"
"I made this recipe for my family bbq, and it was a hit! Everyone was asking for seconds, and there was none left! What the recipe doesnt mention is how big you cut the potatoes into cubes. about 1in t..." See moreo 1 1/2 in cubes. not too small, because when you mix all ingredients together, they might mash, turning into mashed potatoes. Also my bf and I love bacon, so sometimes I make more bacon then the recipe calls for. It does take some time to make, but its worth it! We love this tasty cool summer salad."
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