Golden Apple Potato Salad Recipe
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Golden Apple Potato Salad Recipe

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This is a wonderful variation on an American summertime standby. Since Idaho is the potato state and a lot of apples are also grown here, I thought this would be an excellent recipe to represent my area.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling Cook: 20 min.
MAKES:10 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling Cook: 20 min.
MAKES: 10 servings


  • 6 medium potatoes
  • 2/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons prepared mustard
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 5 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 medium onion, grated
  • 2 medium Golden Delicious apples, cubed

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 257 calories, 14 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 392 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 4 g protein.


  1. Place potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 15-20 minutes or until tender. Drain. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, yogurt, vinegar, mustard, garlic and salt.
  2. Peel warm potatoes and slice into a large bowl; add the bacon and onion. Pour dressing over potato mixture; gently toss to coat. Fold in apples. Cover and refrigerate for several hours before serving. Yield: 10 servings.
Originally published as Golden Apple Potato Salad in Country Extra September 2001, p49

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Reviewed Jun. 15, 2010

"I found adding an apple is really good. And this recipe pretty much follows mine except for the bacon; which I will try the next time."

Reviewed Aug. 11, 2008

"I live in Germany and a resturant we go to puts apples in their salad and I have since"

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