Southwestern Potato Salad

Southwestern Potato Salad Recipe

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Margo Roberts


This potato salad is an evolution of several other recipes that I eventually came up with this one and it is a family favorite.

★★★★★ 1 vote
a large party
2 Hr


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5 lb
boiled potatoes, red or russet, large chunks
to taste
salad dressing or ranch dressing
1 lb
crisp fried bacon crumbled into pea sized peices
1 can(s)
small 4 oz. can of green chilies diced
1 can(s)
black olives medium slice or crushed into small pieces
to taste
celery seed
to taste
jalapenos, probably no more than 2, diced for heat
1 bunch
green onions sliced in small pieces

How to Make Southwestern Potato Salad


  • 1Boil your potatoes, allow to cool, then cut into 16ths.
  • 2Add your salad dressing or ranch dressing, not too much probably 2 cups, but it is really to your own tastes.
  • 3Fry bacon crisp, allow to cool, then chop or crumble into small pieces. Add in celery seed, green onions, (jalapenos) and olives, place in fridge to cool. Serves a large party.

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About Southwestern Potato Salad

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

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