- 2 kg Potatoescut into 5-cm chunks
- 2 ½ tbsp Olive oilextra virgin, divided
- Saltto taste
- Black pepperto taste
- 4 cloves Garlicunpeeled
- 125 g Cream Cheesechopped, softened
- ½ cup Sour cream
- ½ cup Milk
- 2 tsp Dijon mustard
- 80 g Gruyère cheesegrated
- 200 g Baconcenter cut, trimmed, chopped
- 3 Green onionthinly sliced
- Lemon zestto serve
Warm Potato Salad with Cheesy Sauce
This Warm Potato Salad with Cheesy Sauce is definitely a must-serve potato salad for Christmas day. This warm winter salad recipe features awesome Gruyère cheese sauce, homemade bacon bits, and hearty potatoes. A twist on the classic potato salad, this game-changing version offers options that make it filling enough for your next family gathering and worthy of entertaining. Besides, the salad is easy to put together, warming, and comforting.
Start by parboiling the potatoes before roasting them in the preheated oven. While the potatoes are roasting, prepare the cheesy sauce and cook bacon until crisp and golden. Add part of the bacon to the cheese sauce, reserving some bacon for garnish. Transfer the roasted potatoes to a serving bowl and drizzle the sauce over. Garnish using the reserved bacon and lemon zest for extra flavor, and serve warm.
To make the Warm Potato Salad with Cheesy Sauce, you will need the following ingredients:
Steps to make Warm Potato Salad with Cheesy Sauce
Transfer potatoes to baking sheet
Make cheesy sauce
In a small saucepan over medium heat, place 125 grams softened cream cheese, ½ cup sour cream, and ½ cup milk. Cook, stirring, until melted and smooth, about 5 minutes. Squeeze garlic from skins and add into the mixture. Add 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard and 80 grams grated Gruyère cheese. Cook, constantly stirring, until the cheese is melted, about 5 minutes. Season with salt and black pepper to taste.
Add green onions
Add bacon mixture to cheesy sauce