Texas Hill Country Potato Salad

Texas Hill Country Potato Salad Recipe

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Matthew Peterson


I get asked all the time for this recipe. I think of Mom every time I make it.

★★★★★ 2 votes
30 Min
20 Min


5 lb
red potatoes
1 lb
hickory smoked bacon
32 oz
hellman's mayonaise (no cheap mayo)
1 bunch
green onions
2-3 Tbsp
french's prepared mustard
fresh ground black pepper (to taste)

How to Make Texas Hill Country Potato Salad


  • 1Wash potatoes, then halve and quarter, skin on. boil until they are almost soft. you want them to have texture.
  • 2Dice all of the bacon into 1/4 inch pieces. Fry crispy, set aside on a paper towel to cool.
  • 3Wash green onions and dice whole bunch into 1/4 inch pieces. Set aside.
  • 4When potatoes are done. Strain and remove half into a large mixing bowl. empty whole jar of mayo (Yes, all of it) into bowl with the bacon, mustard, green onion, and black pepper. Whip smooth. After you have done that fold in gently the rest of the potatoes to give a good texture. Chill and serve. You can garnish with bacon if desired.

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About Texas Hill Country Potato Salad

Course/Dish: Potatoes