Jalapenos, cheddar cheese and bacon make this Jalapeno Popper Potato Salad an instant hit. With a creamy, spicy dressing and smoky bites of bacon and egg throughout the salad, it’s a crowd favorite.
Jalapeno Popper Potato Salad
I’ve been playing with the idea of combining the spicy flavors of jalapeno poppers with the creamy goodness of potato salad for some time now, and I’m glad to say that this recipe is a hit.
While traditional jalapeno poppers are made with cream cheese, we weren’t big fans of the cream cheese flavor in the first recipe attempt I tested for this potato salad.
So, in lieu of the cream cheese, I’ve bumped up the cheddar cheese here and the potato salad earns two thumbs up from everyone now.
If you’d like to give your salad a little extra heat, add a generous serving of finely chopped jalapenos to the dressing. I usually add 2-3 tablespoons more of sliced Jalapenos in our salad.
The heat of this salad will increase overnight when it is placed in the fridge. When I tasted the salad again after storing it for the night, my tastebuds were surprised – and this officially became my oldest son’s favorite potato salad due to that extra…