10 Picnic-Ready Potato Salad Recipes

Practically everyone loves potato salad and everyone makes it their own way. If you're looking for new potato salad recipes, here are ten to try.

By Reader's Digest Editors

Bacon and Gorgonzola Potato Salad

Dressed in a rich, creamy sauce flavored with Gorgonzola cheese, chives and bacon, this potato salad is fantastic. Go ahead and make it ahead of time! Get the recipe: Bacon and Gorgonzola Potato Salad

Grilled Sweet Potato Salad

Sweet potatoes are ideal for grilling and, when topped with a potent vinaigrette, they make a winning side dish: sweet flesh and sharp dressing, creamy interior with a crispy grilled edge, all with a smoky undertone.

Get the recipe: Grilled Sweet Potato Salad

Garlic Ranch Potato Salad

A hint of garlic in the dressing and the addition of fresh herbs create just the right flavor for this savory potato salad.

Get the recipe: Garlic Ranch Potato Salad

Smoky Spanish Potato Salad

With artichoke hearts, this potato salad will definitely liven up your next picnic.

Get the recipe: Smoky Spanish Potato Salad

Avocado Potato Salad

Avocado lovers will relish this hearty potato salad. A creamy herb dressing lightly coats generous portions of potato, avocado, onion and bacon.

Get the recipe: Avocado Potato Salad

Pecan Sweet Potato Salad

A new twist on an old favorite, this tasty, easy-to-make sweet potato salad is sure to be the talk of your gathering.

Get the recipe: Pecan Sweet Potato Salad

Loaded Baked Potato Salad

Complete with all the toppings of a baked potato, this recipe is guaranteed to become the most requested dish at your family gathering.

Get the recipe: Loaded Baked Potato Salad

Chipotle Pepper Potato Salad

The next time you make potato salad, think outside the picnic basket with this crunchy, munchy variation. There's just a bit of chipotle kick.

Get the recipe: Chipotle Pepper Potato Salad

Potato Salad with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Basil

Everyone's favorite party food, this salad supplies plenty of vitamin C, courtesy of all three vegetables.

Get the recipe: Potato Salad with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Basil

Old-Fashioned Potato Salad

This traditional side dish will be a hit at any outdoor party or picnic.

Get the recipe: Old-Fashioned Potato Salad

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