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Dress Up Plain Potato Salad with Bacon and Chives

There are a few side dishes I need, no have to make each summer. It just wouldn’t be summer without enjoying these great side dishes each year. shared my Best Macaroni Salad Recipe a while back and today I’m sharing this delicious creamy potato salad with bacon and chives.

This is the best potato salad recipe ever. It has the creaminess of original potato salad but with an added crunch of bacon. Yum, who can resist bacon? Then add the fresh taste of the parsley and chives to make the perfect potato salad recipe. I love to make this recipe for barbecues and parties, everyone raves about it.

I love having a good side dish recipe to take to a picnic or party. I know my grandma used to make macaroni or potato salad often when I was growing up.

It’s an easy side dish that’s quick to make and doesn’t take too many ingredients. But sometimes you want something a little special, if that you, you’ll want to try this recipe.

This is the best potato salad recipe ever. It has the creaminess of original potato salad but with an added crunch of bacon. Yum, who can resist bacon? Then add the fresh taste of the parsley and chives to make the perfect potato salad recipe. I love to make this recipe for barbecues and parties, everyone raves about it.
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Dress Up Plain Potato Salad with Bacon and Chives

Author Shelly

Ingredients

  • 3 cups Potatoes cooked and diced (about 3-4 potatoes)
  • 1/3 cup Onion chopped
  • 1/3 cup Dill Pickles chopped
  • 1/3 cup Celery chopped
  • 6-8 slices Bacon cooked and crumbled
  • 3/4 cup Mayonnaise or Vegan Mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon Vinegar or Dill Pickle Juice
  • 2 tablespoons Mustard
  • 1 tablespoon Fresh Chives chopped or 1/2 teaspoon or Dried Chives
  • 1/4 teaspoon Dried Dill Weed
  • 1 tablespoon Fresh Parsley chopped or 1/2 teaspoon Dried Parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon Pepper

Instructions

  • To a large bowl add the potatoes, celery, onion, bacon, chives, dill weed, and parsley. Stir to combine.
  • In a smaller bowl combine the mayonnaise, mustard, salt, pepper, pickle juice, and stir to combine.
  • Add the mayonnaise mixture to the potato mixture and stir until it is all well coated.
  • Transfer to a dish with a lid and refrigerate several hours until chilled through or overnight.

 

I first discovered how delicious bacon could be in potato salad when I was helping care for my cousin with cancer. My daughter and I would spend one day a week with her, helping her while her parents and hubby took a break.

This is the best potato salad recipe ever. It has the creaminess of original potato salad but with an added crunch of bacon. Yum, who can resist bacon? Then add the fresh taste of the parsley and chives to make the perfect potato salad recipe. I love to make this recipe for barbecues and parties, everyone raves about it.

She wasn’t really hungry for much because of the chemo, but one thing she loved to eat was a bacon potato salad from a local store. We picked some up one day and I was hooked. It was so much better with bacon. But then again how can you go wrong with bacon!?

After a few trips to pick up the bacon potato salad for lunch for us, I knew what I needed to do. I needed to develop an at-home version of this delicious potato salad recipe.

I wanted to see if I could alter our family potato salad recipe to be as tasty as this bacon version and I do believe I’ve achieved it with this bacon and chive potato salad recipe. I hope when you try this recipe you’ll agree too.

This is the best potato salad recipe ever. It has the creaminess of original potato salad but with an added crunch of bacon. Yum, who can resist bacon? Then add the fresh taste of the parsley and chives to make the perfect potato salad recipe. I love to make this recipe for barbecues and parties, everyone raves about it.

I started with my family’s potato salad recipe then added chives, bacon, and parsley too. The combination turned out so good.

It has the creaminess of the original potato salad with a bit of a crunch from the crisp bacon. Combined that with the fresh flavor of the chives and parsley, you might sprinkle on a baked potato, and you have the perfect potato salad recipe.

This is the best potato salad recipe ever. It has the creaminess of original potato salad but with an added crunch of bacon. Yum, who can resist bacon? Then add the fresh taste of the parsley and chives to make the perfect potato salad recipe. I love to make this recipe for barbecues and parties, everyone raves about it.

If you love eggs in your potato salad you can add them in too. I didn’t add them to this version but I’m sure they would be very tasty in it.

For your next picnic or barbecue, you need to give this creamy potato salad with bacon and chives recipe a try. I’m sure you and your guests will love it as much as our family does.

This is the best potato salad recipe ever. It has the creaminess of original potato salad but with an added crunch of bacon. Yum, who can resist bacon? Then add the fresh taste of the parsley and chives to make the perfect potato salad recipe. I love to make this recipe for barbecues and parties, everyone raves about it.

What side dishes do you have to enjoy each summer? I would love to hear about them. Please leave your summer side dish must eats in the comments below.

 

More Summer Recipes to Try

 

If you love summer desserts, you need to make this easy strawberry pie recipe. I made this strawberry pie recipe in the mini version so they are easy to eat, no fork needed. You might even be surprise to find that this easy recipe is dairy free too.

Mini Strawberry Pies

If you are looking a new summer recipe to add to your summer recipes collection, you have to try this macaroni salad recipe. It the best pasta salad recipes I have tried. But then I’m a little bias since it’s one my family has been making for years. Come on over and grab the best macaroni salad recipe to try for yourself. I’m sure you won’t be disappointed.
The Best Macaroni Salad

Looking for a new way to enjoy teriyaki chicken? This grilled pineapple teriyaki chicken sandwich recipe makes a great lunch or dinner, right off the grill. Perfect for those hot summer days when it’s too hot to cook indoors.
Grilled Teriyaki Chicken Sandwich

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