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Top Potato Salad Recipes

Are you interested in knowing easy but delicious ways to cook potato salads? We got you covered. In this article, we will discuss various recipes of potato salads. Meanwhile, if you are interested in more potato and bacon salad recipes, check out this website – Without further ado, let’s start:

Introduction to potato salads

If you want to learn more about potato salads, be sure to read this section. Potato salads are made from boiled or heated potatoes mixed with a variety of ingredients.

Potato salads are generally served as a side dish, although they can also serve as appetizers.

Potato and Bacon Salad

What you’ll need

  • Before starting on your cooking, make sure that all of the ingredients below are gathered.
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • Eggs
  • Bacon
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • Stalks celery
  • Small potatoes
  • Chopped fresh parsley
    Salt and pepper

Step by step guide

  1. Boil the potatoes in a pot. Drain after 20 minutes, or when they are soft enough.
  2. Boil the eggs in a saucepan with enough water. Once the water is boiling, turn off the stove and let the egg stay for a while for about 10 minutes. After that, cool the eggs using tap water.
  3. Once the eggs are cooled, carefully peel all of the eggs and mash them together in a bowl. Mix the mashed eggs with salt, celery, pepper, mustard, and mayonnaise.
  4. Microwave the bacon slices for 4 minutes or until they become crisp. Additionally, you can fry the bacon using a skillet if you don’t have a microwave. Half of the cooked bacon should be crumbled and mixed with the mashed eggs mixture, and reserve the leftovers.
  5. Peel the potatoes, and chop them in whatever shape your desire. Stir them in the bowl with the mashed eggs and mayonnaise mixture. Use the eggs that were not mashed and the remaining bacon as toppings.

Basic Potato Salad

Now that you know how to make potato and bacon salad, here is a basic potato salad recipe.

What you’ll need

  • Peeled waxy potatoes cut into cubes
  • Scallion whites, scallion green
  • Light mayonnaise
  • White wine vinegar
  • Ground pepper
  • Coarse salt

Step by step guide

  1. Boil salted water in a large pot with covers. Alternatively, you can use a steamer basket.
  2. Place the potatoes in the large pot or steamer basket, and cover it. Reduce the heat gradually, and steam the potatoes for 20 to 25 minutes or until it is soft enough. Turn over the potatoes from time to time to make sure that all sides are heated.
  3. Mix the vinegar, scallion whites, coarse salt, and pepper in a big bowl.
  4. Put the cooked potatoes in the vinegar mixture mentioned above.
  5. Mix carefully as possible, without breaking the potatoes.
  6. Cool the potatoes to room temperature, then combine the scallion green and mayonnaise gently into the mix.
  7. Your basic potato salad is now ready, it can be served immediately or refrigerated for a maximum of 2 days.

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