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Loaded potato salad is a dish that is typically served as side dish, whether it is dinner or as part of a picnic. Loaded up with bacon, sour cream and cheese, you are going to love this loaded potato salad recipe.
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– 3 pounds small unpeeled red potatoes, cubed – 1 lb. sliced bacon, cooked and crumbled (drippings reserved) – 2 cups sour cream – ½ cup mayonnaise – 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese – 3 green onions, sliced – Salt and pepper, to taste
Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Arrange potatoes in a single layer, in a greased rimmed baking sheet. Sprinkle with salt and pepper, to taste. Bake for 3-35 minutes.
Add the potatoes to a large bowl and gently smash with a potato masher or back of a large spoon. Be careful not to over-smash them, leaving some texture. Stir in the bacon, grated Cheddar cheese and onion.
In a bowl, combine the sour cream, mayonnaise and 1 tablespoon bacon grease. Add salt and pepper to taste and stir well to combine.
Add mixture to the potatoes and gently toss to combine. Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.