Caramelized Onion and Bacon Potato Salad

Caramelized Onion and Bacon Potato Salad

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Ellen Violet-Muir 7

"I was looking for a lower-calorie way to make my husband's favorite summer side dish, as my traditional potato salad was laden with eggs and mayo! The tzatziki dip as dressing certainly did the trick! The tarragon in the onions gives that hint of 'what is that?' to this recipe! Can be served warm or chilled."
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45 m servings 403 cals
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Original recipe yields 10 servings



  • Calories:
  • 403 kcal
  • 20%
  • Fat:
  • 12.3 g
  • 19%
  • Carbs:
  • 83.7g
  • 27%
  • Protein:
  • 11.6 g
  • 23%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 4 mg
  • 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 164 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Place potatoes into a large pot and cover with salted water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until tender, 10 to 15 minutes. Drain and cool. Cut potatoes in half.
  2. Heat a skillet over medium heat; cook and stir onions until softened and golden brown, about 20 minutes. Add tarragon; pour in white wine to deglaze pan. Simmer until wine evaporates, 2 to 3 minutes.
  3. Place bacon in a large skillet and cook over medium-high heat, turning occasionally, until evenly browned, about 10 minutes. Drain the bacon slices on paper towels.
  4. Mix potatoes, onion, and bacon together in a large bowl. Fold tzatziki sauce, chives, salt, and black pepper into potato mixture.



I used red potatoes in place of white and then used a white onion in place of the red onion due to what I had on hand. I made a tzatziki recipe from this site and left the peel on because I am a...

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