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May 05, 2011
Darla's Memory Potato Salad
Received this recipe from one of my best friends Darla. When I first tried this I wanted seconds after the first bite. So good!! She told me recipe came from a friend of hers who has passed away, hence the "Memory" in the name!
My changes are listed at the bottom.
5lb bag of Potatoes
Full Jar of Real Mayo
1 lb Bacon, cooked till crispy
2 Celery Sticks, diced
Salt, Pepper and Onion Powder to taste
Scrub potatoes, DONT PEEL, Leave the skins on, cut in half, boil until tender but not mushy. Drain when they r done and let them-cool all the way. While potatoes are cooling cook bacon till crispy. Dice up the celery. When potatoes are cool run a knife thru them so they are in smaller pieces. Add the Mayo, Celery, Bacon and seasonings then mix.
Taste the best fresh, rather then cold from fridge.
My Changes: I used Red Potatoes, because I know they hold up great when boiling and because of using the red I was able to cut the potatoes in 8ths instead of halves. I also used the Olive Oil Mayo (which is 1/2 the fat and I think it tastes the same). Next time I will probably add at least two more sticks of celery (because I like the little crunch you get). My hubby said he thought there was to much mayo, so I will probably only use 3/4 of the jar next time. But I loved it so you will need to see for yourself & your family what you like. Enjoy!!!