Top 6 Potato Salad Recipes

The Best and Most Popular Potato Salad Recipes

The potato salad is the most popular cookout side dish. I believe the reason for this is because of the potato salad's amazing versatility and because it has the weight to hold up to lots of grilled and smoked foods. After all, what goes better with grilled or smoked meats than a side of potatoes, dressed up to cool you off on a hot summer day.

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    Creamy Dill Potato Salad
    Creamy Dill Potato Salad. Regarding BBQ, Inc.

    If you love dill, then this is the perfect potato salad for you. The tangy flavor from the pickle juice marries well with the creaminess of the mayonnaise. This dish can be served with just about anything from hamburgers to steaks, to grilled chicken or seafood.

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    Irish Potato Salad
    Irish Potato Salad. J Shepherd/Getty Images

    This is a simple and delicious creamy-style potato salad that can be made in about 30 minutes. Serve chilled with your favorite grilled meats for a ​well rounded cookout experience.

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    Jalapeno Potato Salad
    Jalapeno Potato Salad. Debbie Smirnoff/Getty Images

    This potato salad recipe calls for jalapeno peppers, which gives it quite a kick. This dish goes well with just about anything, but really compliments barbecued pork.

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    Baked German Potato Salad
    Baked German Potato Salad. Sabrina S. baksh

    This recipe is an alternative take on German style potato salad. The onions and potatoes are baked, caramelized, and slightly crisped, before adding the dressing.  This is a must try recipe. 

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    Spicy Mustard Potato Salad
    Spicy Mustard Potato Salad. Deborah Ory/Getty Images

    Try this delicious potato salad recipe next time you have a cookout. Your guests will definitely come back for more. The combination of the spicy mustard, fresh horseradish, and red pepper really adds depth to this salad. 

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    Dill and Horseradish Potato Salad
    Dill and Horseradish Potato Salad. Westend61/Getty Images

    The combination of horseradish, plain yogurt, and dill really gives this potato salad a zing. If you want more zing, add a little more horseradish.