picnic potato salad

Yes! Memorial Day is almost here and BBQ’s and deck parties will be inescapable. Everyone has their own favorite summer recipes and even though I know you do too, I would like to add another one to the bunch…picnic potato. This picnic potato salad is so good.

picnic potato salad

There is just enough boiled eggs so that folks are not complaining that their portion doesn’t have enough eggs. Also, since there is a fare share of eggs in this recipe, I thought that I would add some bacon too. Bacon and eggs is like peanut butter and jelly. Cookies and cream. Chocolate and peanut butter.

picnic potato salad with bacon

See, I knew you would be on board. Give it a try and see what you think. You may even want to eat it along side this barbecue chicken.

Picnic Potato Salad
A perfect potato salad recipe for summer eating
Recipe type: sides
Cuisine: American
Serves: 4-6
  • 2 lbs Yukon gold potatoes (washed well)
  • 3 hard-boiled eggs (chopped)
  • 4 strips cooked bacon (crumbled)
  • ¼ tsp sea salt
  • 2 bunch chopped scallions
  • ½ tsp sweet paprika
  • ¼ cup mayo
  • 2 tbsp sour cream
  • 1 tbsp dijon mustard
  • ½ tsp cayenne pepper
  • ⅛ tsp white pepper
  • a few pinches sea salt (for boiling)
  • fresh dill as desired
  1. Cut potatoes into bite-sized pieces
  2. Cover with water and boil with a few pinch of sea salt until fork tender
  3. Once potatoes are cool, add mayo, sour cream, mustard, scallions, remaining salt, paprika, pepper, bacon and eggs
  4. Mix well
  5. Garnish with fresh dill
  6. Refrigerate at least 2 hours (if you can wait), before serving.

  • Comments ( 19 )

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    Amy @ A Cup Full of Sass

    This looks amazing! Pinning to our #mondayfundayparty Pinterest board!

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    Trish @ tagsthoughts.com

    MUST TRY! This looks delicious! I am pinning and I would love for you to come share at the Creative Inspiration Party.

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      I’ll stop over and check you out. I hope you get to try.

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    Delicious potato salad, thanks for sharing with Hearth and soul blog hop. pinning, tweeting and sharing in Google plus

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    Thanks for sharing. I hope you get to try the recipe. If you do, let me know how it turned out.

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    Kristen from The Road to Domestication

    Ooo! That looks delish!!! Thanks so much for taking the time to link up with us over at the #HomeMattersParty – we hope to see you again on Friday!

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    April J Harris (@apriljharris)

    Your Picnic Potato Salad looks lovely, Lisa! I really like the addition of the bacon. Thank you for sharing it with us at the Hearth and Soul hop. Pinning and will tweet 🙂

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      I may or may not be a “baconholic”. Although I am not a fan of bacon in ice cream though. But, potatoes and ice cream, that I can do.

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    This looks delicious! I have been looking for a “go to” potato salad – with the addition of bacon, this may be it! I’ll be trying this soon. Thanks for sharing!

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      Enjoy Teresa!

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    Mel Lockcuff (@mellockcuff)

    Lisa, this looks delicious; it would definitely hit the spot right about now. Thank you for sharing at Inspire Me Wednesday. Featuring you in this week’s issue.

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      I appreciate the feature Mel.

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    Sounds great!Thanks for linking up to Merry Monday! Yummed! Have a great week!

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    Yum! Thanks for sharing on Welcome Home Wednesday, we hope to see you this week.

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