COWBOY BACON RANCH POTATO SALAD
This cowboy potato salad has so many goodies in it and that’s what makes is so delicious. The crunchy bacon and touch of BBQ sauce gives so many of the familiar flavors that remind him of home on the ranch.
Give this bacon ranch potato salad attention to your next party, picnic, game day or Summer gathering. It’s sure to be a hit because the flavors and all the wonderful textures give this potato salad recipe a truly unique bite. It’s hard to not eat two big portions of this bacon ranch potato salad. So you might consider making a double batch!
- 2 pounds Potatoes , cut into bite sized pieces
- 5-6 slices cooked bacon , chopped into bite sized pieces
- 1/4 cup sliced green onion or minced red onion (or both)
- 2 boiled eggs , diced (optional)
- 1/2 cup chopped celery
- 1 cup cooked corn kernels
- 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
- 1/2 cup mayo
- 1/4 cup ranch dressing
- 1/4 cup bbq sauce
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
- 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
- 1/4 teaspoon paprika
- kosher salt , to taste
- black pepper , to taste
Place cut potatoes in a large pot covered with water. Bring to a boil and cook potatoes until they are tender, about 10-15 minutes (depending on the size). After potatoes are cooked, drain and allow to completely cool.
In large bowl, combine mayo, ranch, bbq sauce, garlic powder, onion powder, chili powder, paprika, salt and pepper. Taste for seasonings and adjust to your personal taste.
Add potatoes, bacon, sliced or minced onion, boiled eggs, celery, corn, and cheese into the bowl of dressing. Gently stir and combine everything together.
Chill for at least 30 minutes before serving. Add additional toppings if you want for more texture and flavor!