bacon potato salad

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It took me a long time to appreciate potato salad. I have only started enjoying it in the last few years.
I make a classic potato salad, but this one has bacon! Everything is better with bacon, right? It also doesn't have much yellow mustard. Try it as a side next time you want potato salad. 


  • 3qt potatoes cubed up 
  • 3qt water 
  • 1 tbsp salt 
  • 1 and 2/3 cup mayonnaise 
  • 2 tbsp Dijon mustard 
  • 3/4 tsp cayenne pepper 
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped celery 
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions 
  • 3 tbsp chopped fresh parsley 
  • 2 hard boiled eggs 
  • 5-6 strips of crispy bacon, crumbled 


  • Boil potatoes in water with 1 tbsp salt 
  • In a large bowl, add all ingredients together 
  • When potatoes have completely cooled, add the the mixture 
  • Mix well