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Ranch Potato Salad Recipe
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Ranch Potato Salad Recipe

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Lynn Breunig of Wind Lake, Wisconsin jazzes up creamy potato salad with cheese, bacon and ranch salad dressing. "My sister asked for the recipe as soon as she tried it," she writes.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds red potatoes
  • 1 bottle (8 ounces) ranch salad dressing
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 package (2.8 ounces) real bacon bits
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Dash garlic powder

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 316 calories, 22 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 27 mg cholesterol, 649 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 9 g protein.

Directions

  1. Place potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 20-25 minutes or until tender.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the remaining ingredients (dressing will be thick). Drain potatoes and cut into cubes; add to the dressing and gently toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours or until chilled. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Ranch Potato Salad in Quick Cooking March/April 2005, p10

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 316 calories, 22 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 27 mg cholesterol, 649 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 9 g protein.

Reviews for Ranch Potato Salad(20)

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Reviewed Jul. 6, 2013

This was a wonderful salad to bring to a family get together. It's a nice change of pace to the regular potato salad. I did add dry chives and replaced the store bought bacon bits for homemade. It was very easy to put together even the newest of cooks could make this and seem like a pro

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Reviewed Dec. 9, 2012

Hubby prefers this over a straight Mayonnaise potato salad!

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Reviewed May. 31, 2012

I used a 16 oz bottle of Hidden Valley Buttermilk Ranch. I also doubled the cheese and spices. I left the potatoes and bacon as indicated in the directions. This was sooo good! Will definitely make it again!

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Reviewed May. 29, 2012

Really good! I used homemade ranch dressing, and about 5 slices of bacon. Some of our guests thought it needed a little salt, but I thought it was fine.

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Reviewed May. 28, 2012

I can't eat garlic but I can eat the rest.. I used Clover Valley Ranch dressing made with buttermilk, and the good brand bacon bits.. It was awesome, My husband said he could make a meal out of it without anything else to eat.. He just loved it!

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