Southern Potato Salad

Preparation info
  • Serves

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Bacon Bible

By Peter Sherman and Stephanie Banyas

Published 2019

  • About

A Sherman family favorite that I have been eating at every summer outdoor celebration and making since I was a kid. Be sure to dress the potatoes while they are still warm so they can absorb the dressing.


  • pounds (680 g) Red Bliss potatoes (about 6), scrubbed
  • Cold water
  • Kosher salt


In a large saucepan, cover the potatoes with cold water by 2 inches (5 cm). Add 2 tablespoons salt, bring to