Grilled New Potato Salad with Bacon and Scallions

Grilled New Potato Salad with Bacon and Scallions

Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Servings: 6


  • 6 slices thick-cut bacon cooked until crisp, then coarsely crumbled
  • 2 lbs red new potatoes golf-ball size, scrubbed and poked with a fork
  • 2 T extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 green onions including green tops, cut crosswise into thin rounds


  • 1/4 c extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 T apple cider vinegar
  • 1 large clove garlic minced
  • 2 T fresh parsley minced
  • 1 t kosher salt
  • 1/2 t sugar
  • 1 t freshly ground black pepper


  • Preheat grill to medium heat.
  • In a medium bowl, toss potatoes with olive oil until well coated.
  • 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.
  • While potatoes are grilling, put green onions and bacon in a large bowl, and make dressing.
  • Combine olive oil, vinegar, garlic, parsley, salt, sugar and pepper in a small bowl. Set aside.
  • When potatoes are tender, transfer to a cutting board and cool for 5 minutes.
  • Cut potatoes in half and add to bacon and onions in the bowl.
  • Stir dressing to combine and pour over potatoes.
  • Gently toss to thoroughly combine.
  • Serve immediately.