17 Surprising Potato Salad Recipes That Will Win the Summer Barbecue

Potato salad is the trusty standby at every barbecue, but it’s not nearly as flashy as the caprese peach salad and Brussels sprout sliders beckoning from across the picnic table. This summer, put potato salad back in the spotlight with these 17 show-stopping recipes.

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southwest roasted potato salad
Aberdeen’s Kitchen

Southwest Roasted Potato Salad

Guaranteed to steal the show.

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Photo: Liz Andrew/Styling: Erin McDowell

Cauliflower “potato” Salad

A fabulous way to sneak in those veggies.

grilled potato salad egg almond basil chimichurri
Half Baked Harvest

Grilled Potato Salad With Almond-basil Chimichurri

No paper plates for this gorgeous side.

sweet potato corn feta salad spoon
What’s Gaby Cooking

Sweet Potato, Corn And Feta Salad

We’re obsessed with this hearty recipe by Coterie member Gaby Dalkin.

lentils yogurt potato salad
My Darling Lemon Thyme

Roasted Potato Salad With Lentils And Curried Yogurt Dressing

Optional: a splash of hot sauce.

avocado potato salad
Veggie Society

Avocado Potato Salad

Psst, it’s vegan.

baked potato salad bowl
Foodie Crush

Baked Potato Salad

Coterie member Heidi Larsen knows our motto: Everything’s better with bacon and cheese.

pink purple potato salad
Averie Cooks

Pink And Purple Potato Salad

Do it for the ‘Gram.

potato salad eggs pancetta
Foodness Gracious

Potato Salad With Egg And Pancetta

Toss everything together and watch the magic happen.

grilled sweet potato salad corn
Two Peas and Their Pod

Southwestern Grilled Sweet Potato Salad

We’re loving this dish by Coterie member Maria Lichty.

red potato salad dijon
The Full Helping

Red Potato Salad With Cashew Dijon Dressing And Dill

When in doubt, add more dill.

vegan potato salad gralic herbs
Minimalist Baker

Vegan Potato Salad

We want to put this garlic-herb cashew sauce on everything.

hummus potato salad
Contentedness Cooking

Hummus Potato Salad

This is genius.

chili lime potato salad
Half Baked Harvest

Chipotle Lime Chicken And Sweet Potato Salad

Cue the “oohs” and “ahhs.”

grilled potato salad vinaigrette
Feasting at Home

Grilled Potato Salad With Black Garlic Vinaigrette

Mini potatoes are the cutest.

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potato and green bean salad
From a Chef’s Kitchen

Potato Green Bean Salad With Olives And Feta Cheese

Bring it to the block party…or just polish off the whole thing yourself.

vegan potato salad pesto
Lazy Cat Kitchen

Vegan Potato Salad With Pesto

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