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Spicy Black Bean Potato Salad Recipe

Spicy Black Bean Potato Salad

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"Potato salad with a Texas flair - I get many requests to bring this to picnics. Nice blend of potatoes, black beans, green onions, bacon, and jalapenos. Sometimes I sprinkle dried crushed red hot peppers over top for color and taste."

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Original recipe makes 12 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    25 mins

    1 hr 40 mins


  1. Place potatoes in a pot with enough water to cover. Bring to a boil, and cook until tender. Drain, dice, and cool.
  2. Place eggs in a pot with enough cold water to cover. Bring to a boil and immediately remove from heat. Cover saucepan, and let eggs stand in hot water for 10 to 12 minutes. Drain, cool, peel and chop.
  3. Place bacon in a skillet over medium-high heat, and cook until evenly brown. Drain, crumble and set aside.
  4. In a large bowl, mix chopped eggs, 1/2 the bacon, black beans, green onions, jalapeno peppers, bell pepper, mayonnaise, mustard, and Cajun seasoning. Gently mix in diced, cooled potatoes. Season with salt and pepper, and sprinkle with remaining bacon. Cover, and refrigerate until ready to serve.
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Oct 15, 2005

Despite me overcooking the potatoes, this was still very good. Being vegetarian, I left out the bacon and I also substituted red pepper for green, pickled jalapenos for fresh (can't get fresh ones easily here) and Dijon mustard for brown mustard (don't know what that is). I'm looking forward to the leftovers for lunch today.

Nov 01, 2005

This was good - exactly like the potato salad I already make only adding black beans - nice touch! Might have to do it from now on! Thanks

Aug 31, 2005

We have 5 children & this was a winner recipe!! I made it for a church picnic & everyone loved it!

Nov 10, 2005

So good! A lot was gone while it was still warm. Used half mayo, half Miracle Whip, canned jalapenos, and all the bacon went in the salad.

Sep 12, 2005

Excellent! I added a little Tabasco sauce to it for extra zing. It's now my husband's favorite potato salad.

Nov 05, 2005

Pretty good. My problem is I have a tendency to over cook the potatoes. First they are too al dente; next they are mush!

Sep 16, 2005

I made this for the salad bar at our local American Legion Club's steak night, and it was well received.

Sep 27, 2005

NICE change from traditional Potato Salad, will make again


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  • Calories
  • 503 kcal
  • 25%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 28.3 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol
  • 86 mg
  • 29%
  • Fat
  • 40.9 g
  • 63%
  • Fiber
  • 2.6 g
  • 10%
  • Protein
  • 7.5 g
  • 15%
  • Sodium
  • 502 mg
  • 20%

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

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