This potato salad recipe is a favorite of my mother’s and I’m sure it will become one of your favorites, too! There’s something nostalgic about summertime food. Maybe it’s eating outside in the warm breeze with the smell of the grill, maybe it’s the longer days. Either way, this recipe brings me back, and I hope you’ll enjoy it just as much.

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Mom's Red Potato Salad

This classic dish is the perfect sidekick to your main course this spring. Pair with burgers from the grill or even BBQ, you're sure to please a crowd with this red potato salad.
Prep Time: 20 mins
Cook Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 40 mins
Author: Dishing Delish
Yield: 10 servings

Ingredients
  

  • 2 1/2 lbs red potatoes, cleaned
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 1 small yellow onion, chopped
  • 4 pieces bacon, chopped (optional)
  • 2 tbsp vinegar, white
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp dried parsley
  • 1 tsp ground basil
  • 1 tsp kosher salt

Instructions
 

  • Cut potatoes into 1-inch pieces and place in large pot. Fill pot with water until potatoes are covered and place over medium heat. Add kosher salt to water and potatoes.
  • Cook potatoes until tender and fork goes through easily. Be careful not to overcook, potatoes should still be slightly firm. Drain water from potatoes and set aside until cool.
  • Place bacon in skillet over medium heat until it is cooked through, about 5 minutes. Flip bacon half way through. Bacon is finished when crispy. When cooled, chop bacon into small pieces and set aside.
  • When potatoes are cooled, add in vinegar, chopped celery and chopped onion. Stir together.
  • In a small bowl, mix together mayonnaise, garlic powder, dried oregano, dried parsley and ground basil. Add mixture and chopped bacon to potatoes. Stir together until everything is combined.
  • Store potato salad in refrigerator until cold, about an hour.

Nutrition

Calories: 250kcal (13%)Carbohydrates: 20g (7%)Protein: 4g (8%)Fat: 17g (26%)Saturated Fat: 3g (19%)Polyunsaturated Fat: 10gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 11mg (4%)Sodium: 346mg (15%)Potassium: 564mg (16%)Fiber: 2g (8%)Sugar: 2g (2%)Vitamin A: 50IU (1%)Vitamin C: 13.2mg (16%)Calcium: 20mg (2%)Iron: 0.7mg (4%)
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