Creamy Bacon Potato Salad

Mike Norbury


I have been trying to make the wife happy with a potato salad that isn't to difficult to make for years. If it's not hard she can make it and a happy wife is a happy life. (That's what I've been told.)
Anyway she has given this a 5 star rating and it's better the next day.

As there wasn't a total time to post this, I'll put here. Takes about 1hr. 15min.

★★★★★ 1 vote
45 Min


2 1/2 lb
new red potatoes, washed w/skins on
1/2 lb
bacon, cooked snf broked into bits
1 1/4 stalk(s)
celery, thinly sliced
3/4 c
onion, finely chopped
1/2 c
sweet pickle relish
1 1/2 c
mayonnaise, (may use salad dressing)
3 tsp
brown sugar
3 tsp
celery seed
4 tsp
apple cider vinegar
2 tsp
prepared mustard
1 1/2 tsp
hard boiled eggs, coarsely chopped
radishes, sliced as thin as you can get
capers to taste


1Cook potatoes in boiling, salted water until tender
2Drain well
3Allow to cool a bit then cube.
4Transfer to a large bowl and continue to cool
5While cooling, combine celery, onion, sweet relish, capers, radishes and bacon bits in a small bowl.
6Your potatoes should be cool enough that you can now add in and mix your celery mix.
Mix until combined but don't get carried away. You don't want to smash the potatoes.
7Slowly add your mayo mixture and stir to combine.
8Carefully fold in the chopped eggs.
9Cover and chill thoroughly. If you can wait an hour you will be in good shape.
If you can wait over night your in potato salad heaven.

About Creamy Bacon Potato Salad

Course/Dish: Potato Salads
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy