JALAPENO BACON POTATO SALAD

jalapeno-bacon-potato-salad-mainJALAPENO BACON POTATO SALAD

The spicy jalapenos mixed with savory pieces of crumbled bacon and creamy mayonnaisemake this a must-make salad.  Be sure to choose a well-sourced bacon. Farmer’s markets, local grocers and even quality butcher shops often carry quality, locally-sourced bacon.

Ingredients

  • 4 to 5 russet or sweet potatoes, cut into bite-sized pieces;
  • 1/2 cup homemade mayonnaise;
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced;
  • 1/2 tbsp. chili powder;
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano;
  • 1/2 tsp. cumin powder;
  • 2 to 3 jalapenos, minced;
  • 2 green onions, sliced;
  • 6 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled;
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper;

Preparation

  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil.
  2. Add sweet potatoes and cook until tender, but still a little crunchy; 12 to 15 minutes, drain and let cool.
  3. In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, garlic, chili powder, dried oregano, cumin, and season to taste.
  4. In a salad bowl, add the potatoes, jalapenos, green onions and bacon.
  5. Pour in the mayonnaise and toss gently.
  6. Place in the refrigerator until ready to serve.

Jalapeno Bacon Potato Salad

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