Potato salad with bacon and spring onions

Potato salad with bacon and spring onions | Easy potato salad recipe with mayo | Potato salad with bacon
Potato salad with bacon and spring onions | Easy potato salad recipe with mayo | Potato salad with bacon
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Easy potato salad recipe with mayo

Potato salad with bacon, egg and spring onions. Great served with sausages, grilled chicken or with anything cooked on the barbecue. I love the crispy, crunchy bacon in this easy potato salad recipe with mayo, it gives it a great flavour.
Course Side Dish, Appetiser, Main Dish, Lunch
Cuisine Kiwi Style, Aussie Style
Keyword Potato salad with bacon
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 606 kcal
Author Karen Lowry

 ★ Ingredients ★ 

  • 1.5 kg potatoes
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 200 g bacon rashers
  • cup 170g whole egg mayonnaise We use Praise
  • 2 Spring Onions
  • ½ lemon juiced
  • Salt & freshly ground pepper

 ★ Instructions ★ 

  1. Peel potatoes and cut into roughly 3cm cubes. Place the potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with cold water and bring to the boil. Boil for about 10 minutes, or until just tender. Drain well and set aside to cool.
  2. While the potatoes are boiling, place the eggs in a small saucepan and cover with cold water. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat to medium and hard Boil.
  3. Dice bacon, heat the oil in a frying pan over a medium heat. Add the bacon and cook, stirring for 7-8 minutes or until golden. Set aside in pan.
  4. Lightly whisk the mayonnaise, lemon juice, salt and pepper together.
  5. Peel the eggs and cut into quarters.
  6. Thinly slice the spring onions.
  7. Place the warm potatoes, eggs and mayo in a bowl and fold gently to combine.
  8. Lastly sprinkle your bacon on top of everything also drizzling the bacon dripping over as well. Garnish with spring onion

  9. Chill in the fridge for an hour or so, then serve.

 ★ Recipe Notes ★ 

! Spring Onion
The white part of the spring onion is stronger in flavour than the green, use accordingly to your taste.
! Mayonnaise
The mayo only needs to be a thin coating on the potatoes. Too much may make it gluggy.

Variations for potato salad with bacon and spring onions

1 Vegetarian
You can certainly leave the bacon out if you would like a vegetarian potato salad (leave the eggs out too if desired).
The egg mayo can be swapped for your favourite vegetarian brand.
2 Swap the spring onions
try adding diced semi dried tomatoes, crumbled feta, chives in place of spring onions
3 Swap the bacon
Use chopped cooked chorizo sausage in place of bacon.
Nutrition Facts
Servings 6
Amount Per Serving
Calories 606
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 39.4g
Saturated Fat 7.1g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 109mg
Sodium 513mg
Total Carbohydrates 52.6g
Dietary Fibre 4.7g
Sugars 3.6g
Protein 13.1g
Vitamin A 0mg
Vitamin C 0mg
Vitamin D 1mcg
Calcium 41mg
Iron 1mg
Potassium 880mg
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet.
2,000 calorie a day is used for general nutrition advice.
This nutritional label is a product of the online calculator at www.verywellfit.com

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