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Bacon & Gorgonzola Potato Salad Recipe

Bacon & Gorgonzola Potato Salad Recipe

Dressed in a rich, creamy sauce flavored with Gorgonzola cheese, chives and bacon, this potato salad is sure to be a hit. “I like to make it ahead so the flavors have time to blend.” Barbara Spitzer - Lodi, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Cook: 15 min. + chilling YIELD:6 servings


  • 1-3/4 pounds potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 4 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 celery rib, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons minced chives, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) crumbled Gorgonzola cheese
  • 1 cup bacon bits, divided
  • 2 plum tomatoes, peeled, seeded and chopped


  • 1. Place potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 10-15 minutes or until tender. Drain and cool.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine the mayonnaise, sour cream, onions, celery, 1 tablespoon chives, salt, pepper and sugar. Stir in cheese and 1/2 cup bacon bits. Fold in tomatoes and potatoes. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Just before serving, sprinkle with remaining chives and bacon. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 566 calories, 36g fat (12g saturated fat), 60mg cholesterol, 1226mg sodium, 43g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 4g fiber), 16g protein.

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AidansMama723 User ID: 3411555 103735
Reviewed Jun. 26, 2011

"This recipe is fabulous. I am now required to bring it to all the family gatherings. It has become a family staple! It is also simple enough to make on our 4th of July camping trips. It was even popular with the younger kids!"

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Reviewed May. 17, 2010

"I LOVE Gorgonzola cheese, so I thought this was wonderful!!!"

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