Potato salad with smoked bacon

Potato salad with smoked bacon


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About this recipe: Bacon, paprika and fresh dill are flavourful additions to this warm potato salad.

Lynn Lewis

Serves: 4 

  • 1 kg small new potatoes
  • 5 rashers (100g) smoked bacon, chopped
  • 4 medium eggs, hard–boiled, quartered
  • 1⁄4 cup chopped pickled cucumbers
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh flat–leaf parsley
  • 2⁄3 cup (150 g) good–quality mayonnaise
  • 4 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon (15ml) lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon ground sweet paprika
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:25min 

  1. Half fill a large saucepan with water; add potatoes and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer, cook 10 to 12 minutes or until just tender. Drain and cut in half.
  2. Cook smoked bacon in a lightly oiled frying pan over high heat until crisp. Drain on paper towels.
  3. Place warm potatoes in a large serving bowl; add eggs, cucumbers and parsley; toss gently.
  4. Combine mayonnaise, sour cream, lemon juice and paprika in a small bowl. Add to salad and toss gently. Sprinkle bacon and dill on top.

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