Beaumont Ranch Potato Salad

Raven Higheagle

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@ravenhigheagle

This recipe came from the Beaumont Ranch in Grandview, Texas. The ranch is an 800 acre working cattle ranch specializing in corporate and private client entertainment, with a heard of Texas longhorns, horses, two 20,000 square foot event barns, a Bed & Breakfast and cowboys. Nestled in the hills of beautiful Grandview, Texas the location is 30 minutes south of the Dallas, Fort Worth metroplex.


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Serves:

Serves 20

Prep:

1 Hr 20 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

5 lb
red potatoes
1 pkg
(.7 ounce) dry italian salad dressing mix (such as good seasonsĀ®)
1/4 c
tarragon vinegar
1/4 c
water
1 c
extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 c
chopped celery
1 c
real bacon bits
1/4 c
chopped dill pickle
1/4 c
chopped green onion
3 c
hellmanns mayonaise

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Place the potatoes into a large pot and cover with water.
2
Bring to a boil over high heat, then reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until tender, about 20 minutes.
3
Drain and allow to steam dry for a minute or two.
4
In a bowl, whisk together the dry Italian dressing mix, tarragon vinegar, water, and olive oil until thoroughly blended. Set aside.
5
Place the hot potatoes into a large bowl, and roughly but thoroughly slice them with a table knife until the potatoes are in chunks.
6
Pour the dressing mixture over the hot potatoes, toss to coat, and let the potatoes cool.
7
Add the celery, bacon bits, dill pickle, and green onion to the potatoes; lightly stir in mayonnaise until all ingredients are well combined.
8
Refrigerate for at least 1 hour and up to 24 hours before serving.