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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Aberdeen’s Kitchen

Southwest Roasted Potato Salad

Guaranteed to steal the show.

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Cauliflower “Potato” Salad

A fabulous way to sneak in those veggies.

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Half Baked Harvest

Grilled Potato Salad with Almond-Basil Chimichurri

No paper plates for this gorgeous side.

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What’s Gaby Cooking

Sweet Potato, Corn and Feta Salad

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

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My Darling Lemon Thyme

Roasted Potato Salad with Lentils and Curried Yogurt Dressing

Optional: a splash of hot sauce.

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Veggie Society

Avocado Potato Salad

Psst, it’s vegan.

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Foodie Crush

Baked Potato Salad

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

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Averie Cooks

Pink and Purple Potato Salad

Do it for the ‘Gram.

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Foodness Gracious

Potato Salad with Egg and Pancetta

Toss everything together and watch the magic happen.

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Two Peas and Their Pod

Southwestern Grilled Sweet Potato Salad

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

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The Full Helping

Red Potato Salad with Cashew Dijon Dressing and Dill

When in doubt, add more dill.

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Minimalist Baker

Vegan Potato Salad

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

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Contentedness Cooking

Hummus Potato Salad

This is genius.

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Half Baked Harvest

Chipotle Lime Chicken and Sweet Potato Salad

Cue the “oohs” and “ahhs.”

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Feasting at Home

Grilled Potato Salad with Black Garlic Vinaigrette

Mini potatoes are the cutest.

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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.

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Lazy Cat Kitchen

Vegan Potato Salad with Pesto

New potatoes make everything instantly fancy.

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