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Cheddar & Bacon Potato Salad

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If you love the big, bold flavors of loaded potatoes, you'll flip for this potato salad recipe. It's got all the fixin's: Cheddar, bacon, red onions, sour cream and chives. Just 10 minutes to prepare, 20 minutes to the table!

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1/2 cup
chipotle or light mayonnaise
1/2 cup
sour cream
2 tablespoons
chopped fresh chives
1/4 teaspoon
garlic salt
freshly ground pepper to taste
1/3 cup
Crystal Farms® Reduced-Fat Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese
1/4 cup
real bacon pieces
1/4 cup
finely chopped red onion
Nutritional Info

Serving Size 6
Servings per container

Amount Per Serving Calories 190 Calories from Fat
% daily value
Total Fat 10g
Saturated Fat 3g
Cholesterol 18mg
Sodium 680mg
Total Carbohydrate 23g
Dietary Fiber 2g
Protein 5g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs
1, package, Simply, Potatoes®, Steakhouse, Seasoned, Diced, Potatoes*, 1/2, cup, chipotle, or, light, mayonnaise, 1/2, cup, sour, cream, 2, tablespoons, chopped, fresh, chives, 1/4, teaspoon, garlic, salt, freshly, ground, pepper, to, taste, 1/3, cup, Crystal, Farms®, Reduced-Fat, Shredded, Sharp, Cheddar, Cheese, 1/4, cup, real, bacon, pieces, 1/4, cup, finely, chopped, red, onion


Place potatoes and ¼ cup water in a microwaveable bowl. Cover; microwave on HIGH heat 10 to 12 minutes, until potatoes are tender. Cool. Mix mayonnaise, sour cream, chives, garlic salt, and pepper in a large serving bowl until well blended. Gently stir potatoes into dressing until well coated. Sprinkle with cheese, bacon, and red onion; cover and refrigerate until ready to serve. Stir toppings in just before serving.

Tips & Substitutions:

  • Chipotle mayonnaise is readily available in the condiment aisle or you can make your own by stirring one or two finely chopped canned chipotle chiles into plain mayonnaise.
  • Reduced-fat (light) sour cream is a good substitution for regular sour cream.
  • If fresh chives are hard to find, substitute green onions.
  • Stove top: Place 1 package Simply Potatoes® Steakhouse Seasoned Diced Potatoes in a medium saucepan with 1/2 cup water. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to medium-low and cover. Cook about 10 minutes or until potatoes are just tender.
*Can be substituted with Simply Potatoes® Diced Potatoes with Onion