Red Skin potato salad brings together dill, homemade Dijon mayo dressing, crunchy bacon, flavorful green onions, red skinned potatoes and perfection. Eat warm or cold, a perfect filling potato salad that compliments picnics and potlucks to holidays.
Add cut up red potatoes to a large sauce pan and fill with cold water at least 1" above the potatoes.
Heat on medium high for 15 minutes until potatoes are fork tender but not mushy.
Drain red potatoes and rinse with cold water.
In a large mixing bowl, combine boiled and drained red potatoes (make sure they are cooled down first!), crispy cooked bacon (reserve 1 tablespoon for topping at the end), sliced green onions (reserve 1 tablespoon) and chopped boiled eggs. Mix all ingredients well.
In a separate bowl, combine mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, dried dill, salt and pepper. Mix all ingredients together well.
Pour dressing into potatoes and mix up, being careful not to crush the potatoes. A spatula works well for this.
While fine to eat immediately, you can also blend flavors by refrigerating red potato salad for 4 hours or overnight.
Serve potato salad topped with reserved cooked bacon, a few more chopped green onions (For color) and a little salt and pepper (if wanted).
Is red skin potato salad KETO?Sorry everyone, potatoes are notoriously not low carb or KETO friendly.What type of red potatoes to use? The most common are Red Bliss. Can sour cream be used over mayo?Full fat sour cream or unflavored Greek yogurt are common mayonnaise substitutions. Remember that any variation to the salad will change flavor from original recipe. How long does red skin potato salad last?Store leftover potato salad in airtight containers in the refrigerator for 3 days. Dried Dill vs. Fresh DillSometimes people prefer fresh dill over dry dill. Fresh dill has a stronger aroma and flavor and I always encourage you to use fresh herbs if you have an opportunity. If you want to use fresh dill over dry dill weed, just remember conversion usually is about 1 tsp of dried to 3 tsp of fresh.What herbs are a substitution for dill?There are several things that you can use in its place to produce a similar flavor profile, including other forms of dill, tarragon, celery seed, or caraway seed. These alternatives do not impart the same strong herbaceous flavor as fresh dill does. However, these substitutes work quite nicely if you are in a tight spot.