Bacon and Cheddar Potato Salad recipe made with baby red potatoes

Bacon & Cheddar Potato Salad

Who said salad can't be a comfort food? This bacon and cheese potato salad recipe is one our most hearty and comforting potato recipes.
Recipe Courtesy of: Emily Buys
Prep15 minutes
Cook15 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Course Side Dish
Variety Fav(s) Ruby Sensation®
Cook Type Stove Top
Dish Type Comfort, Soups & Stews
Quick, Easy, Convenient 30 Minutes or Less, 7 Ingredients or Less
Season Spring, Summer


  • 32 oz. Tasteful Selections® potatoes, halved
  • ½ c. mayonnaise
  • 1 c. shredded cheddar cheese
  • 6 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 tbsp. thyme, chopped
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste


  • In a large pot, cover potatoes with water. Bring water to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat and boil until potatoes are fork tender, about 15 minutes. Drain potatoes and run cold water over them to cool them down. Drain and place potatoes into a large bowl.
  • To the potatoes, add mayonnaise, cheese, bacon, thyme and salt and pepper. Stir to coat and refrigerate until ready to serve.
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