Grilled Potato Salad with Bacon and Swiss

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Dinner Meat 15-30 min 8+


Grilled Potato Salad with Bacon and Swiss


Jazz up your potato salad using bacon and Swiss cheese!


  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 4 lbs. baby red and baby yellow potatoes (2 lbs. each), washed, dried and halved
  • 1-1/3 cups olive oil, divided
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh thyme, divided
  • 1 tsp. each coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 1/2 cup white wine vinegar
  • 3 Tbsp. Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup crumbled bacon (6-8 slices)
  • 1-1/4 cups (5-oz.) Sargento® Artisan Blends® Shredded Swiss Cheese, divided
  • 6-8 Romaine or leaf lettuce leaves, optional


Coat grate with cooking spray. Preheat grill to medium to medium-high heat.

Precook potatoes in a pot of boiling salted water for about 5-7 minutes. Drain and cool slightly in a large mixing bowl; toss with 2/3 cup olive oil, 2 Tablespoons thyme, salt and pepper. Place in a grill basket or thread onto skewers and place on grill. Cook approximately 12-15 minutes, shaking basket or turning skewers until tender and browned on all sides.

For dressing, mix together 2/3 cup olive oil, vinegar, 2 Tablespoons thyme, mustard and bacon. Whisk in 3/4 cup Sargento® Artisan Blends® Shredded Swiss Cheese.

Toss potatoes with dressing. Line a salad bowl or platter with lettuce, if desired. Top with potato salad. Sprinkle remaining 1/2 cup cheese on top.

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