Dijon Mustard Potato Salad with Bacon
Servings: 8 servings
This light potato salad with bacon is great for summer with buttermilk, dill, dijon mustard with light mayonnaise.. full of flavor and easy for anyone to make!
- 5-6 medium red potatoes should come out to around 3 lbs
- 3 large hardboiled eggs
- 6 strips bacon or more.. I won't judge
- 1/2 cup green onion
- 3/4 cup chopped celery
- 4 oz fresh dill
- 1/2 cup light mayonaisse the "light" offsets the bacon.
- 3 tbsp course grained dijon mustard
- 1/4 cup buttermilk whole milk works too
- 1 tsp salt
- 1 tsp pepper
Dice your potatoes into 1 inch cubes.
I find that slicing the potatoes into 1 inch strips, stacking them, then slicing into 1 inch strips across cubes much faster.
Place cubed potatoes in a pot with water. The water only needs to be 1 inch higher than the potatoes. Bring to a boil, then let it cook for about 15 minutes.
While the potatoes are boiling, let's begin cooking the bacon...
If you don't have hard-boiled eggs, now is a a good time to get those going too!
Chop the fresh dill
Add the mayo, buttermilk, mustard, dill, salt and pepper into a container
Whisk together until its all mixed together
Check your potatoes. Can you easily stick a fork in them? Then they're done!
Strain the potatoes, then cover with a towel letting them sit for another 10 minutes or so.
While the potatoes are sitting, chop the bacon into small pieces
Chop the green onions and celery
Chop the hardboiled eggs
Dump the potatoes into a large bowl and add about half of the dressing into the bowl. Stir together
Go ahead and add the rest
Then add the bacon, green onions and celery!
Place in a refrigerator for at least 30 minutes. Serve and enjoy!