Barbeque Baked Potato Salad

Need an easy tailgate, potluck, or dinnertime dish? This is it! Meaty and cheesy and full of flavor, this powerful dish will make you a star. It’s perfect as a side dish or main course.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 30 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8


  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1⁄2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1⁄4 cup barbeque sauce
  • 1⁄2 lb. bacon, cooked and crumbled (reserve drippings)
  • 1⁄4 tsp. salt
  • 1⁄4 tsp. pepper
  • 3 lbs. white potatoes, cut and boiled until just tender
  • 1 medium onion, peeled, chopped, and cooked until translucent
  • 2 cups Mexican blend cheese, divided
  • 1 cup chopped tomato
  • 1⁄4 cup chopped cilantro


  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • In a medium bowl, combine sour cream, mayonnaise, barbeque sauce, bacon drippings, and salt and pepper. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl carefully combine potatoes, onions, bacon crumbles, and half of cheese. Add sour cream mixture and stir to combine. Pour into casserole dish and top with remaining cheese.
  • Bake for 20 minutes, or until cheese is melted and bubbly. Remove from oven and top with tomatoes and cilantro.