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spicy potato salad in a glass bowl with bacon on top, a wooden spoon, and a green and white towel on the side.
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Spicy Potato Salad

An easy and delicious spicy potato salad loaded with eggs, crispy bacon, Yukon gold potatoes, and jalapenos. The ultimate summer side dish that will feed and satisfy a large crowd. 
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Side
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6
Calories: 588kcal

Ingredients

  • 8 large potatoes Yukon Gold
  • 4 eggs hard-boiled
  • 8 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 1 cup mayo
  • 1/2 lb bacon cooked and chopped
  • 3 scallions sliced
  • 1 tsp granulated garlic
  • 1/4 cup pickled jalapenos finely chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Wash and peel the potatoes, cover them with cold salted water and cook for 30 minutes or until the potatoes are fork-tender.
  • Let the potatoes cool at room temperature and dice them into bite sized pieces.
  • In a large bowl, combine the softened cream cheese, mayo, granulated garlic, pickled jalapenos, scallions, salt, and pepper.
  • Stir in the diced potatoes, bacon, eggs, and season generously with salt and pepper.

Notes

  • Place the potato salad in an air-tight container and refrigerate for up to 3 days. 
  • Add a couple of extra tbsp of mayo before serving. 

Nutrition

Calories: 588kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 59g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Cholesterol: 191mg | Sodium: 746mg | Potassium: 208mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 860IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 63mg | Iron: 1mg