Amazing Potato Salad

Val Al


My family loves this potato salad. The bacon and green onions make it so delicious. I was given a vague recipe from a friend who never measured the ingredients. A few years later, I developed this recipe. I don't even like sandwich spread but I love this.

★★★★★ 1 vote
approx 10
Stove Top


potatoes, russets (approx 3-3 1/2 lbs), boiled and cut into 3/4 to 1 inch cubes and cooled.
1/2 to 3/4 c
mayonnaise (not miracle whip)
1/2 to 3/4 c
sandwich spread (not miracle whip but the spread that resembles thousand island dressing)
green onions chopped
7 slices
bacon, fried and crumbled
1 1/2 to 2 Tbsp
bacon drippings
1 1/2 Tbsp
dill pickle relish or finely chopped dill pickle
egg, hard boiled and chopped (i go light on the egg because i'm the only one that likes it)
1/4 tsp
salt (to taste)
paprika, sweet mild

How to Make Amazing Potato Salad


  • 1Prepare all ingredients as indicated in the ingredients list. Be sure to cool the potatoes if you would like them to retain their shape or they will be mashed while mixing in the other ingredients.
  • 2Mix all ingredients thoroughly.
  • 3Sprinkle with paprika for a little color, cover, and chill until served. It has the best flavor the next day. :)

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About Amazing Potato Salad

Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American