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Potato Salad with Green Beans and Bacon in a bowl.

Green Bean and Potato Salad with Bacon

Green Bean and Potato Salad with Bacon - simple yet delicious potato salad with green beans and mustard dressing. Perfect side for your BBQ dinners!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword potato salad
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 5 people
Calories 360 kcal
Author Anna

Ingredients

for the dressing:

  • 1/4 cup + 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup + 1 Tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 3 Tablespoons mustard Dijon or your favorite
  • 1.5 teaspoon minced garlic
  • salt and pepper to taste

for the salad:

  • 2,5 lbs to 3 red potatoes
  • 12 oz fresh green beans washed, trimmed ends and halved
  • 4 bacon strips cooked, crumbled or chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
US Customary - Metric

Instructions

for the dressing:

  1. Place all ingredients in a jar with lid and shake well or in a small food processor and blend until smooth. Set aside.

for the salad:

  1. Wash potatoes. If large, cut into large chunks. If small, cut into wedges. Place in a pot filled with water and bring to a boil. Cook until fork-tender.
  2. Place trimmed and halved green beans in a pot with water and bring to a boil. Cook until fork-tender.
  3. In the meantime, bake bacon by placing the strips on a parchment paper or aluminum foil lined large baking sheet. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes in 400 degrees F, until crisp. Remove onto a paper towel lined plate and cool. Chop or crumble.
  4. When veggies are ready, strain and cool to room temperature. They still should be warm.
  5. Place vegetables in a large bowl. Add bacon. Pour the dressing over the salad and stir in gently to coat.
  6. Add green onions as garnish just before serving.
Nutrition Facts
Green Bean and Potato Salad with Bacon
Amount Per Serving
Calories 360 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Fat 18g28%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 11mg4%
Sodium 265mg12%
Potassium 1245mg36%
Carbohydrates 42g14%
Fiber 6g25%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 535IU11%
Vitamin C 29mg35%
Calcium 57mg6%
Iron 2.7mg15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.