Potato Salad With Bacon, Olives, and Radishes Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Potato Salad With Bacon, Olives, and Radishes Recipe
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Potato Salad With Bacon, Olives, and Radishes

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"This is a simple and flavorful recipe I have been using for over twenty years. I've passed it to my daughters and son who have passed it on to their friends. "

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Original recipe makes 4 to 6 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    25 mins

    1 hr 45 mins


  1. Wash and peel the potatoes and cut into 1/2 to 3/4 inch pieces. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the potatoes and cook until tender but still firm, about 10 minutes.
  2. Slice the bacon into small pieces and cook over medium high heat in a large, deep skillet until evenly brown. Do not overcook.
  3. Chop the celery, green onions, stuffed olives and radishes into small pieces and put into a large bowl. Add the potatoes and bacon and mix together. Add the mayonnaise and lemon juice to taste, stir, and place in the refrigerator for a few hours to chill before serving. You may want to add a few sliced hard boiled eggs on top. ENJOY!!!
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Oct 23, 2003

This is my dad's recipe and it is the best. I have been making it for years and I always get compliments. It is unlike any other potato salad. Adjust some of the ingredients to your taste. My daughter eliminates the radishes and substitutes black olives for the green. I'm spoiled. No other potato salad is good enough.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jun 14, 2007

Was not that good; turned out very salty. I am sure that was do to the olives. The radishes & celery did give it a nice "crunch".

Sep 09, 2004

Excellent potato salad! I was looking for a way to use the radishes from our garden, and this recipe was perfect. I am going to prepare it every time I am invited to a picnic or a potluck.

Jun 20, 2005

Absolutely the very best in potato salads!! Makes other potato dishes taste bland! Would not change a thing for it is perfect as is!

Dec 26, 2008

What a refreshing twist on potato salad! Love it - will be making it again, and probably more often than regular/typical potato salad.

Jun 18, 2006

This is a delicious potato salad. I used Yukon Gold potatoes to keep it crisper. Only had half the bacon in it and it still got raves. I'm making it right now for Father's Day BBQ!

Jul 24, 2006

Very easy to make. The only thing, was that the potatoes I got out of the 10 lb store bag were kind of small, so I didn't know how many of them equaled 5, so I winged it. The remainder of the ingredients were about the same. My husband and mother kept saying how good it was. She said it's not "soupy" like some potato salads. He asked "when can you make this again?". My kids didn't care for it much. They said it was too spicey. I tasted the radishes before I cut them up, and they were in fact, hot little ones. So I would try them first, then add or subtract according. We have company coming soon that is vegetarian, and I'm going to make this again, but just substitue the bacon for fake soy bacon. Us meat eaters wont even taste the difference. Thank you for an easy, and terrific Potato Salad!

Jun 15, 2007

I made this a couple of weeks ago and didn't save to my recipe box.. I was frantically looking for it as everyone LOVED it! I used black olives as that's all I had on hand. Also, reduced the amount of bacon, and added 2 diced hard boiled eggs. It was totally awesome and I'm so glad I found it. It is now saved to my recipe box!


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  • Calories
  • 677 kcal
  • 34%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 40.9 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol
  • 66 mg
  • 22%
  • Fat
  • 50.9 g
  • 78%
  • Fiber
  • 4 g
  • 16%
  • Protein
  • 14.6 g
  • 29%
  • Sodium
  • 1040 mg
  • 42%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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