Simple Ranch Potato Salad

7
sherry monfils

By
@smonfils

A simple to make ranch flavored salad for when you want to make potato salad without a lot of ingredients, but with a lot of taste.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

This potato salad recipe is simple and different. Even people that typically don't care for potato salad will like this, we think. It's super creamy and the ranch flavor is mild. Bacon is a great complement to the flavor - adds texture and saltiness. A great addition to your summer BBQ or picnic.

Note: We cubed the potatoes and boiled them for 15 min and they were perfect. When cooking bacon in the microwave, generally you can cook for 1- 1.5 minutes per slice. Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
16
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg
    dry ranch salad dressing mix (1 oz pkg)
  • 2 c
    mayonnaise, light
  • 3/4 c
    chopped scallions
  • 1 lb
    bacon
  • 5 lb
    red-skinned potatoes

How to Make Simple Ranch Potato Salad

Step-by-Step

  1. Chop unpeeled potatoes into cubes, place in large pot and cover with water. Boil over med-high heat until fork tender.
  2. Drain, let cool.
  3. In medium bowl, whisk together ranch dressing, mayonnaise and scallions. Cover, refrigerate while potatoes cool.
  4. On microwaveable plate cover bacon with paper towels and microwave until crisp, cool, crumble.
  5. Stir mayonnaise mix into potatoes, gently.
  6. Sprinkle with bacon. Serve.

Printable Recipe Card

About Simple Ranch Potato Salad

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



Show 22 Comments & Reviews

8 Ways to Enjoy Banana Pudding

8 Ways to Enjoy Banana Pudding


What’s banana pudding? A Southern favorite, it is made with layers of vanilla pudding, vanilla wafer cookies, and sliced bananas. Then it’s topped with whipped cream. Creamy and decadent, if you love bananas, you’ll love this dessert. And, we’ve found eight ways you can enjoy it.

18 Decadent Chocolate Desserts

18 Decadent Chocolate Desserts


Chocolate desserts are very popular around Valentine’s Day. But let’s be real… they’re delicious year-round. From rich chocolate truffles to sinful chocolate mousse and molten cakes, we’ve curated a list of chocolate desserts guaranteed to turn a bad day around and satisfy any craving. If your true love is chocolate, these 18 decadent chocolate desserts […]

24 Italian Restaurant-Quality Recipes to Make at Home

24 Italian Restaurant-Quality Recipes to Make at Home


What’s for dinner? Italian, but you’re not heading to your favorite restaurant. Tonight’s restaurant-quality Italian meal is going to be made at home. We’re sharing classic Italian recipes like chicken marsala and eggplant rollatini. There are classics with a twist, such as stuffed chicken Parmesan. And for dessert? Tiramisu, cannolis, and New York Cheesecake are on […]