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Warm Red Potato Salad with Bacon and Blue Cheese

Makes 8-10 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 lb bag of red potatoes
  • 1/2 a package of bacon approx 6-8 slices of bacon
  • 1 Vidalia onion diced
  • 4 oz crumbled blue cheese
  • 1/2 cup green onions chopped
  • olive oil to taste (approx 1-3 tbsp)
  • salt and cracked black pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Cut potatoes into 4th or 8ths depending on their size. You want them to be bite size.
  • Place potatoes in a large pot filled with salted cold water and bring to a boil over med high heat.
  • Boil until a fork can pierce the potatoes easily, about 10-15 minutes.
  • Drain the potatoes and add to a large bowl.
  • While the potatoes cook, cook bacon until crisp. Reserve 1 tbsp on bacon fat in pan.
  • Drain and chop bacon.
  • Add diced onion to the warm bacon fat in the pan (I like to use a cast iron) and cook over medium until softened.
  • Add bacon and cooked onions to the potatoes in the bowl and toss.
  • Finally sprinkle with green onions, blue cheese, salt and pepper, and olive oil (start with one tablespoon and add more if needed) and gently mix.
  • Delicious served warm or room temp. Perfect for picnics, parties, and potlucks!