Grilled Potato Salad with Ranch and Bacon

Grilled Potato Salad With Ranch And Bacon

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Pam Stotlar

By
@pstotlar

This recipe is very simple. The hardest part about the recipe is cooking the bacon. You could also use Italian Dressing. Enjoy!!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
1 Hr

Ingredients

  • 3 lb
    small red potatoes
  • 1 lb
    bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 bunch
    green onions, chopped
  • c
    olive oil
  • 1 bottle
    ranch dressing
  • ·
    fresh ground pepper

How to Make Grilled Potato Salad with Ranch and Bacon

Step-by-Step

  1. 1.What goes better with potatoes and Ranch than bacon? Not many things. Start by cooking about 8 strips of bacon using your favorite method. We want them to be crisp since we are going to crumble the bacon into our salad.
  2. 2.While the bacon is cooking, wash and then cut the potatoes into even quarters. When I say even quarters, I mean you want all of the pieces to be about the same size so that they all cook evenly. Don’t make them too small thought because they will be a pain to handle on the grill!
  3. 3.Boil the potatoes in a pot of water until just about cooked. You don’t want them too mushy, but you want them just about cooked all the way through.
  4. 4.At this point, go ahead and light the grill and preheat to medium-high.
  5. 5.Remove the potatoes from the water and drain.
  6. 6.Toss the red potatoes in some olive oil and fresh ground black pepper.
  7. 7.Pour the potatoes right onto the now hot grate of the grill. The point here is to mark or char the potatoes so that we get that great grill taste.
  8. 8.Using tongs, a spoon or a spatula (bring them all out, one might work better than others depending on the size of your red potatoes) turn the potatoes every few minutes to create char marks on all sides. Keeping the grill closed will speed up this process and keep the grill hot.
  9. 9.Once all sides of the potatoes are marked with grill marks, transfer the potatoes to a large bowl.
  10. 10.Add about 1/4 cup of the Ranch dressing (add more if you like), crumbled bacon and chopped green onions.
  11. 11.Stir well to combine.

Printable Recipe Card

About Grilled Potato Salad with Ranch and Bacon

Course/Dish: Potato Salads
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



Leave a Comment

Vegetarian Dinner Ideas for Meatless Monday

Vegetarian Dinner Ideas for Meatless Monday


Bored of eating the same old, same old? Looking to make a change to your menu? One of the easiest ways to do it is to have Meatless Monday. It’s a great way to try vegetarian recipes not normally in the weekly rotation. Trust us, your family won’t be sacrificing anything. Mondays won’t be a […]

32 Bacon Recipes You Need in Your Life

32 Bacon Recipes You Need in Your Life


How do you make a recipe better? You add bacon, duh. Salty, bacony goodness, we absolutely love the flavor kick bacon gives a recipe. From vegetables to soups to breakfast casseroles to macaroni and cheese, bacon is a delicious addition to any recipe. Check out these 32 bacon recipes to get your taste buds drooling!

27 Stuffed Food Recipes

27 Stuffed Food Recipes


From appetizers to meat and baked treats, stuffed recipes are fun. Stuffed peppers are always a winner but other dishes can be stuffed too. Crescent dough can be stuffed with pretty much anything. Turn a basic chicken breast into something special by stuffing it with cheese and bacon. Stuffed shells are traditionally Italian but give […]