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A perfect potato salad for any summertime meal or picnic. The garlic adds a mild flavor dimension by becoming sweet and carmelized when roasted.

Roasted Garlic Potato Salad

  • Prep Time: More than 60 Minutes
  • Cook Time: Less than 60 Minutes
  • Level: Beginner
  • Course: Side Dish
  • Serving Size: Serves 6-8
Ingredient Description:
2 lbs. red potatoes
1/3 c. mayonnaise
1/4 c. cider vinegar
1/4 c. stone ground mustard
1 head of garlic, roasted
3 green onions, chopped coarsely
2 Tbsp. minced parsley
2 strips thick-cut bacon, cut into 1/4-in. dice and browned
salt and freshly ground pepper

  1. In an 8-qt. stock pot, boil potatoes in salted water until just fork tender, about 15 minutes.  Drain the potatoes and set aside to cool. 
  2. Cut potatoes into 1/2-in. dice and place in a large kitchen bowl. 
  3. In a medium bowl, combine the mayonnaise, vinegar, mustard and combine. 
  4. Squeeze the roasted garlic from the garlic skin and add to the mayonnaise along with the green onions, parsley, crisp bacon and combine.  Add salt and pepper to taste. 
  5. Add the mayonnaise mixture to the potatoes and combine.  Serve while still a bit warm.