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ranch potato salad

a recipe by
Stephanie Elliott

Always a great side dish with summer cook-outs!

serves 10-15
prep time 45 Min
cook time 2 Hr
method Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients For ranch potato salad

  • 5 lb
    red potatoes
  • 1 lb
  • 1 pkg
    hidden valley ranch dry packet
  • 2 c
  • 3/4 c
    green onion chopped

How To Make ranch potato salad

  • 1
    Bring large pot of lightly salted water to boil. Add whole potatoes, and cook until tender, 15-10 minutes. Drain, run under cold water to cool, and chop into 1 inch cubes.
  • 2
    Transfer to a large serving bowl, and refrigerate until completely chilled, about 2 hours.
  • 3
    In a small bowl, stir together the ranch dressing mix, mayo, and green onion. Cover, and refrigerate for about 2 hours to blend flavors.
  • 4
    Cook bacon through one of the following methods: fry, microwave in paper towels until crisp, or my favorite bake in the oven until crisp. Cool, Stir the mayo mixture into the potatoes. Crumble bacon into the bowl & stir to distribute.

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