Bacon-Ranch Potato Salad

Whether it’s packed for lunch or shared for a picnic, who can resist a heaping helping of this creamy combo?

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 9

Ingredients

1 1/2
lb small red potatoes (about 10), quartered
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
cup grape tomatoes, cut in half
1/2
cup chopped celery
1/4
cup chopped fresh chives or green onions
1/4
cup cooked crumbled bacon or 6 slices packaged precooked bacon (from 2.2-oz package), chopped
1/2
cup ranch dressing
  • 1 In Dutch oven or 5-quart saucepan, place potatoes and salt. Add water just to cover. Heat to boiling; reduce heat to low. Cover; simmer 10 to 15 minutes or until tender. Drain; rinse with cold water to cool. Drain well. Cool slightly.
  • 2 Place potatoes in large bowl. Add tomatoes, celery, chives and bacon.
  • 3 Stir in ranch dressing. Serve warm, or cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    140
    (
    Calories from Fat
    70),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    8g
    8%
    (Saturated Fat
    1 1/2g,
    1 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    5mg
    5%;
    Sodium
    300mg
    300%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    15g
    15%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    2g
    2%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    6%;
    Vitamin C
    20%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    8%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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