Loaded Potato Salad

Loaded Potato Salad

36 reviews, 4.7 star(s). 86% would make again

Ready in 1 hour

This uses my favorite mayonnaise Dukes which can only be purchased in the South. But you can use your favorite brand. Just remember that Miracle whip is not mayonnaise!


1 1/2 lbs red potatoes; scrubbed and sliced in wedges
1/2 cup sour cream
1/2 cup duke's mayonnaise
3 tablespoons ranch dressing mix
2 tablespoons bacon bits; (real bacon not the imitation ones)
1 cup fancy sharp cheddar cheese
1 green onion; nearly finely sliced

Original recipe makes 5



boil potatoes in slightly salted water for about 20 minutes until fork tender in thickest part

in a large bowl Mix ranch with sour cream and mayo and refrigerate.

When potatoes are al dente, remove from heat and drain,.

place drained potatoes in bowl with ranch mixture and carefully turn to coat.

sprinkle bacon bits, green onion and cheese over the top and gently combine through the entire mixture.

serve slightly warm or chill for later.

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Very good change from the normal potato salad! Added hard boiled eggs and gave a good extra taste.
Valerie411 1y ago

Family loves it!
Catouchebody 1y ago

I loved this recipe. I also substituted green onions for red cause I love onions...was perfect
steps24u 2y ago

My boyfriend and I both loved it! Dukes mayo is the best!
breezyf 2y ago

Decent salad. I added 1/2 cup of celery to add a lil texture and it turned out great. And I cut the ranch mix in half.
iamtheswarm 2y ago

Made it just the way it was posted. My husband commented three different times how much he liked it. Good alternative to potato salad which is not my favorite.
michellebolhuis 2y ago

Great Recipe. I had never made potato salad. Very easy to follow. Only Change, used 1 1/2 tablespoons of ranch dressing, as suggested in the reviews. Next time I will have to double the recipe. It was gone in a hurry and everyone wanted more. This will be my go to Potato Salad recipe.
lrowe34 2y ago

This salad is DELICIOUS. I made only a few necessary changes. I didn't have mayonnaise so I used miracle whip. I don't care for bacon bits, so I fried up a few slices of real bacon. And as some other reviewers suggested, I cut back the ranch dressing mix to a tablespoon and a half. I am not a big fan of traditional potato salad, and this recipe is now my favorite. Creamy and flavorful. I don't know that I will ever use my other recipes again. :)
tlbarker72 2y ago

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