Awesome "Cookout" Bacon Ranch Potato Salad

Dene Mitzel


I don't like just ANY potato salad. But there is a local BBQ restaurant that I, along with MANY others agree is THE BEST potato salad there is. In my opinion, this recipe is a close second, (or at least I like it almost as much.) When bringing this to a potluck event, I have been asked for the recipe and told it was the best potato salad they had ever had! It may not be the one for YOU, but YOU be the judge :)


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15 Min
15 Min


  • 6
    medium red potatoes
  • ·
    lemon pepper
  • ·
    garlic salt
  • ·
    onion powder
  • 6 slice
  • 3
    whole green onions, diced
  • 1 c
    ranch dressing
  • 1 Tbsp
    dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/8 tsp

How to Make Awesome "Cookout" Bacon Ranch Potato Salad


  1. Cut potatoes into cubes and place in microwaveable dish. Season with lemon pepper, garlic salt, and onion powder. Add 1 tablespoon vegetable oil. Cover and mircowave on high for 10 minutes.
  2. While potatoes are cooking, use kitchen shears to dice bacon into small pieces; place in a small skillet. Cook bacon until brown and crispy. Remove bacon and let drain on paper towel lined plate.
  3. Stir potatoes, cover and microwave for another 5 minutes on high, or until potatoes are tender.
  4. Remove potatoes from microwave; stir in bacon and the remaining ingredients. Cover and let chill.

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About Awesome "Cookout" Bacon Ranch Potato Salad

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: Southern

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