Food & Recipes

9 Potato Salad Recipes You Need to Make This Summer

by Lisa Hirsch Lozano 5:27 PM, May 11, 2015

Aired May 24, 2017

No summer BBQ is complete without potato salad. Check out 9 tasty options that will have everyone helping themselves to seconds!

 No. 1: Grant’s Bacon Potato Salad

Take an American classic and add bacon -- and you've got an instant summer favorite!

No. 2: Italian Potato Salad

This no-mayo potato salad gets better as it sits... perfect for a summer picnic!

No. 3: Katie Lee’s All-American Potato Salad

Katie Lee's recipe is everything you look for in this favorite of American side dishes. The mayo and Dijon dressing, fresh herbs and lemon juice make this the perfect accompaniment to your burgers and dogs.

No. 4: Jeanette’s Potato Salad

You read that right -- this is a potato salad salad. Jeanette lightens up your typical potato salad but cutting the mayo in half and adding Greek yogurt. Then she makes it a salad by throwing in lots of arugula.

No. 5: Dill and Shallot Potato Salad

This simple take on potato salad will have you flashing back to summer gatherings at Grandma’s house. The vinegar-based dressing with dill and scallions makes this a light side that will compliment any cookout.

No. 6: Hudson’s Favorite Potato Salad

This potato salad recipe is Curtis Stone's favorite dish ever! The recipe, taught to him by a German friend, features pickles, capers, shallots and chicken stock, and is best served warm. This is a comfort food your whole family will chow down.

No. 7: Red, White and Blue Grilled BBQ Potato Salad

This salad visually represents the core of Americana, with red, white and blue potatoes being the star of the show. It is served warm after the potatoes and scallions are charred on the grill. A rich, spicy sauce featuring Worcestershire sauce and brown sugar completes the intense flavor profile.

No. 8: Art Smith's Sweet Potato Salad with Cumin and Cilantro

Art Smith’s sweet potato salad is a totally different take on this dish. Sweet potatoes add beautiful color and nutrients, while smoky cumin and bright cilantro provide complex, multilayered flavor. And you don’t have to feel at all guilty about this superfood-packed salad.

No. 9: Herb Roasted Potato Salad With Italian Cheese Dressing

Again, we have an entirely different take on the potato salad theme. This recipe, served warm, features oven-roasted potatoes that are tossed with a combo of an apricot-herb dressing, ricotta cheese, parsley and Parmigiano-Reggiano. Yum!