Cheesy Bacon Potato Salad

This easy potato salad recipe is a big, bold take on the popular loaded potato. Sharp Cheddar, bacon, sour cream and chives are just what your taste buds ordered!


  • 1 package Steakhouse Seasoned Diced Potatoes*
  • 1/2 cup chipotle or light mayonnaise**
  • 1/4 cup sour cream***
  • 2 tbsps chopped fresh chives (or green onions)
  • 1 tsp Garlic salt
  • to taste freshly ground pepper
  • 1/3 cup Crystal Farms Reduced Fat Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese
  • 1/4 cup real bacon pieces
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion

* Can be substituted with Diced Potatoes with Onion

** 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.

Recommended Crystal Farms Product Substitutions: Crystal Farms Reduced Fat Shredded Cheddar Cheese


  • 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.