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.
17 Surprising Potato Salad Recipes That Will Win the Summer Barbecue
Southwest Roasted Potato Salad
Guaranteed to steal the show.
Cauliflower “potato” Salad
A fabulous way to sneak in those veggies.
Grilled Potato Salad With Almond-basil Chimichurri
No paper plates for this gorgeous side.
Roasted Potato Salad With Lentils And Curried Yogurt Dressing
Optional: a splash of hot sauce.
Avocado Potato Salad
Psst, it’s vegan.
Pink And Purple Potato Salad
Do it for the ‘Gram.
Potato Salad With Egg And Pancetta
Toss everything together and watch the magic happen.
Red Potato Salad With Cashew Dijon Dressing And Dill
When in doubt, add more dill.
Vegan Potato Salad
We want to put this garlic-herb cashew sauce on everything.
Hummus Potato Salad
This is genius.
Chipotle Lime Chicken And Sweet Potato Salad
Cue the “oohs” and “ahhs.”
Grilled Potato Salad With Black Garlic Vinaigrette
Mini potatoes are the cutest.
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 With Pesto
New potatoes make everything instantly fancy.