This creamy bacon potato salad is so good! The perfect blend of eggs, bacon, corn and bell peppers that are smothered in a dill mayo! It’s the bacon version to the classic Ukrainian Olivye Salad!

I got this recipe from my cousin who is so creative and such an amazing cook (literally almost anything she makes tastes so good), thank you Luba! She had served this salad for dinner one time and I couldn’t resist to not ask how she made it. If you like to try new salads this one should be on the to-make list! I love how easy it is to throw together from common ingredients and how close it is to the classic Ukrainian Potato Salad but with bacon.

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How to make Bacon Potato Salad:

Bacon Potato Salad (Bacon Olivye)

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 10 servings
Author: Alyona's Cooking
This creamy Bacon Potato Salad is the bacon version to the the classic Ukrainian Olivye Salad! It has the perfect blend of eggs, bacon, corn and bell peppers and is smothered in mayo then topped with dill.

Ingredients

Bacon Potato Salad

  • 2 potatoes
  • 7 eggs
  • 1 carrot
  • 7 cooked bacon strips
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 15 oz corn
  • 1 onion
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 2 tbsp fresh dill
  • 1 cup mayo

Instructions

How to make Bacon Potato Salad:

  • In a medium saucepan, bring the potatoes, eggs and carrot to a boil. Boil 7 minutes then remove the eggs only and place into cold water. Continue boiling the carrot and potatoes until tender.
  • Meanwhile in a large bowl chop and combine the remaining ingredients. Once the carrot, eggs and potatoes are cool enough to handle; chop and add them in. Mix together and serve.

Nutrition per serving

Serving: 1servingCalories: 340kcalCarbohydrates: 18gProtein: 9gFat: 27gSaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 134mgSodium: 414mgPotassium: 413mgFiber: 3gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 1704IUVitamin C: 24mgCalcium: 38mgIron: 2mg

Q&A

Can I make this potato salad with Bologna?

Yes! Making it with bologna will be similar to Olivye (a Ukrainian Potato salad). However, the corn pairs well with bacon so you may need to omit some ingredients per preference.

What goes with Potato Salad?

Here is a list of recipes to pair with this creamy potato salad:

Can I make this Salad ahead?

Yes! Simply toss everything together and keep refrigerated without the dressing until serving.

Tips

  1. Add diced fresh cucumbers or dill pickles if omitting the bacon and corn.
  2. Use dried dill for fresh.

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    • Irene

    Delicious salad, thank you Alyona!

      • Alyona’s Cooking

      Thank you, Irene! That is nice to know!

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