Gluten free potato salad is going to make your heart skip a beat! All of the ingredients marry together to give you the perfect loaded baked potato salad. Whether you are throwing a backyard barbecue or just want a special side for dinner, this is the potato salad to make.
With every fork full you will get a potato, delicious bacon, shredded cheese, garlic, and creamy sour cream. There is a terrific mix of savory flavors for this crowd-pleasing gluten free potato salad.
If you love cooking with fresh herbs, wait until you try this super easy fresh herb potato salad recipe! This gluten free potato salad is perfect for feeding a crowd!
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How often do you spend a summer day running errands, at the beach or spending time outdoors to end up super hot and exhausted? For us, this is almost a daily event, and my Fearless Dining family was practically begging me for some homemade potato salad. I wanted to develop the perfect recipe that meets all of our needs!
While my gluten free potato salad doesn’t require any herbs, you could always toss some in if you want. Take a look at my tutorial on 9 Fresh Herbs To Grow Indoors. It’s so nice to grab what you need and skip the hectic grocery store! Here are some chef secrets for making potato salad?
What to serve with potato salad:
Here are a few ideas to serve with this fantastic loaded baked potato salad:
- Gluten Free German Schnitzel
- Dijon Mustard Grilled Pork Tenderloin
- Gluten Free Grilled Veggie Bubba Burger
- Roasted Red Pepper Italian Panini Grilled Sandwich
Can this salad be made ahead?
Of course! If you are planning a large gathering or party, then this gluten free potato salad is a must! Not only because it tastes fantastic, but you can make it in advance to save yourself the headache the day of. As long as you keep it in a covered airtight container in the refrigerator it will last 3-4 days.
Do I need to peel skin for potato salad?
The beauty of this gluten free potato salad is that it’s completely up to you if the skin is peeled or not. We love the skin because that is where are the tasty nutrients are. You get vitamin B6, fiber, iron, and vitamin C in that precious skin! So, leave it on or take it off depending on your preferences.
How do you know if potato salad goes bad?
If you make the potato salad ahead of time or are munching on leftovers, you are going to want to know when it’s bad, so you don't’ risk becoming ill.
First, it’s important to know that no potato salad should ever sit out longer than 2 hours because bacteria will grow rather quickly. Once the loaded baked potato salad starts going bad, you will notice it may become extra water, have an unpleasant odor, or have mold. If you notice any of these issues, toss it!
If you make this loaded baked potato salad you will know it’s awesome just the way it’s written. Here are a few ideas to try out when you are looking for a change:
- Ranch Dressing - Add some ranch dressing to the sauce for a summery flavor.
- Eggs - Dice up a few eggs and toss them into the gluten free potato salad. So good!
- Celery - Cut up a few pieces of celery to get some added crunch.
- Turmeric - Sprinkle in a little bit of turmeric to the mixture. It adds a subtle flavor and it nutrient-rich.
Add all of the ingredients to a bowl. (Don't let your son try to pick the bacon out!)
Mix up the potato salad. Serve or pack in a container and refrigerate.
Looking for more gluten free side dishes? Here are some of my favorites!
- Quick And Easy Pepper Jack Sausage Stuffed Peppers
- Gluten Free Cheddar Delicate Squash Fritters
- Crispy Baked French Fries With Curry Dipping Sauce
- 4 cups potatoes, cooked and chopped
- 1/3 cup cooked bacon
- 1/3 cup shredded cheese
- 1/3 cup sour cream
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- 2 teaspoons chives
- 1 teaspoon thyme
- salt and pepper to taste
- Add the cooked potatoes and all of the ingredients to a bowl.
- Mix well.
- Chill for one hour in the refrigerator.
- Serve cool.
1. You can bake or boil the potatoes.
2. I prefer to use russet potatoes in this recipe.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 159Total Fat: 7gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 19mgSodium: 236mgCarbohydrates: 18gFiber: 2gSugar: 1gProtein: 7g
Please note this nutrition information is calculated by a recipe plugin and is an estimate based on the ingredients used in this recipe.