French potato salad

For the Potato Salad

  • 6 Yukon Gold potatoes
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 pound bacon, chopped
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 8 green onions, chopped
  • Salt and pepper

For the Dressing

  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup Dijon mustard
  • 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons reserved bacon fat (optional but tasty!)
  • 2 tablespoons hot dog relish


Dijon Potato Salad 8 to 10 red potatoes -rinsed and quartered, 1 bunch of chives -rinsed and chopped, 1 pkg bacon – cooked and crumbled, Dijon mustard 1/3 cup, Mayo ( I used smart balance) 1/4 cup, Rice vinegar 1 Tablespoon (NOT rice wine vinegar), Salt, pepper, splenda, olive oil -Toss potatoes with oil, salt, pepper and roast till brown -Mix mayo, dijon, rice vinegar, and a dash of salt, pepper, and Splenda together in a bowl. – once potatoes are done mix with chives, bacon and dijon sauce.



For the Potato Salad

  1. Put potatoes in a 4-quart pot and cover with cold water. Add salt and bring to a simmer. Cook until potatoes are tender and easily pierced with a knife. Drain and cut into chunks.
  2. Meanwhile brown the bacon until it is golden and crispy. Drain the bacon fat reserving a few tablespoons for the dressing.
  3. Place potatoes, bacon, celery and green onions into a large salad bowl. Add the dressing and season with salt and pepper. Toss well.

For the Dressing

  1. Whisk together the mayonnaise, Dijon, vinegar, bacon fat and relish.


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