Grilled New Potato Salad
INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 20 min
  • Servings: 6 servings
  • Preparation Time: 30 min
  • 6 slices thick-cut bacon cooked until crisp, then coarsely crumbled
  • 2 pounds red new potatoes (golf-ball size), scrubbed and poked with a fork
  • 2 Tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 green onions including green tops, cut crosswise into thin rounds
  • Dressing
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 large clove garlic minced
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh parsley minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
DIRECTIONS
  1. Prepare a medium fire in a charcoal grill or preheat a gas grill on medium.
  2. In a medium bowl, toss potatoes with olive oil until well coated.
  3. Arrange potatoes around cool outer edges of grill or place on upper rack if grill is so equipped. Cover and grill potatoes until tender when pierced with a knife, about 20 minutes.
  4. While potatoes are grilling, put green onions and bacon in a large bowl, and make dressing.
  5. Combine olive oil, vinegar, garlic, parsley, salt, sugar and pepper in a small bowl. Set aside.
  6. When potatoes are tender, transfer to a cutting board and cool for 5 minutes.
  7. Cut potatoes and add to bacon and onions in the bowl.
  8. Stir dressing to combine and pour over potatoes. Gently toss to thoroughly combine.
  9. Serve immediately.
  10. (The potato salad can be made up to 2 hours prior to serving.
  11. Cover and set aside at room temperature.)
RECIPE BACKSTORY
Side dish that has the flavor of the grill and the smokey bacon flavor. Great with tenderloin or thick chops.