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Green Beans with Bacon and Some Potatoes Thrown In

Are you a potato person? I am big time.  Add green beans and bacon and you have my attention! I love potatoes just about any way you can have them from homemade mashed potatoes to home fries to crispy potato chips I am a potato junkie and that's why I am so thrilled to have you here for today's post in which I share a recipe for Hot Bacon Potato Salad with Green Beans. 

Green beans with bacon, potatoes and a yummy dijon mustard with raw honey dressing at cupcakesandcrinoline.com

This recipe is easy to make, which is a must for me, and the ingredients are easily available.

Hot Bacon Potato Salad with Green Beans and a Dijon Mustard DressingFresh green beans and fingerling potatoesIngredients:

3 lb. fingerling potatoes washed and cut in half lengthwise

2 lb. fresh green beans, ends snapped off

Ingredients, hot bacon potato salad dressing

5 strips of fully cooked bacon, chopped½ cup white wine vinegar

1 tbsp. honey (I used raw but you can use any kind)

1 tbsp. Dijon mustard

1 tsp. salt

1 tsp. pepper

Fresh greans beans with bacon, potatoes, Honey, Dijon Mustard, Olive oil and White Wine Vinegar at cupcakesandcrinoline.com

½ cup extra virgin olive oil

Directions:

  1. Boil potatoes for 20 minutes or until tender. Drain.
  2. Cook green beans in boiling water until crisp-tender, 5 to 8 minutes.  Remove from heat and drain.
  3. Whisk together vinegar, honey, Dijon mustard, salt and pepper and slowly add olive oil whisking constantly until smooth.
  4. Pour vinegar mixture over potatoes just before serving and sprinkle with bacon.  

Serve warm or cover and chill until ready to serve.

Green beans with bacon and potatoes with a Dijon mustard dressing at cupcakesandcrinoline.com

This is honestly so good! My family loved it.  We had some leftover (I always double recipes because my guys are big eaters) and the next day I heated some up for lunch.  It was one of my favorite lunches in a while.  

Hot Bacon Potato Salad with Green Beans and a Dijon Mustard Dressing

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Ingredients

  • 3 lb. fingerling potatoes washed and cut in half lengthwise
  • 2 lb. fresh green beans ends snapped off
  • 5 strips of fully cooked bacon chopped
  • ½ cup white wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp. honey I used raw but you can use any kind
  • 1 tbsp. Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. pepper
  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil

Instructions

  • Boil potatoes for 20 minutes or until tender. Drain.
  • Cook green beans in boiling water until crisp-tender, 5 to 8 minutes.  Remove from heat and drain.
  • Whisk together vinegar, honey, Dijon mustard, salt, and pepper and slowly add olive oil whisking constantly until smooth.
  • Pour vinegar mixture over potatoes just before serving and sprinkle with bacon.  
  • Serve warm or cover and chill until ready to serve.

As with any of my recipes, calorie counts and nutritional information varies greatly depending on which products you choose to use when cooking this dish.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 322kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 380mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 7g
Servings: 8 Servings
Calories: 322kcal
Author: Mary Beth
xo Mary Beth

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11 Comments

  1. Kim (TheKimSixFix) says:

    My mom used to make something like this all the time! It brings me back! Delish!

  2. These look flavorful and fun. I love that style of green beans too...so making!!

  3. Mmmm...The potatoes with the sweet and tangy dressing sounds so good right now. I need this recipe in my file. Thanks for sharing my sweet friend.

  4. This looks and sounds absolutely mouth-watering and delicious!!!!!!! I've got to try this SOON!!

  5. Susie from The Chelsea Project says:

    I love the freshness the green beans add to an old favorite. I assure you, this will be enjoyed many times at my house. Thanks for sharing.

  6. Denise Wright says:

    I love warm potato salad. Can't wait to try this....a nice change from traditional potato salad.

  7. Jann from Newton Custom Interiors says:

    I've never tried warm potato salad before, but this looks delicious! Will have to try!

  8. Yum. This sound delicious and has a Pennsylvania Dutch feeling. My husband love ham and green bean soup and this potato salad sounds like a similar idea and one that is a little new and different. Pinning.

  9. Kim @This Ole Mom says:

    Your potato recipe looks tasty and beautiful. I need to try making it. My family loves green beans!

  10. Bluwatergal says:

    Great idea and looks delicious. Perfect for a warm weather take-along for cookouts! Can't wait to try it out. Thanks for sharing! Bwg ~~~