Green Beans with Bacon and Some Potatoes Thrown In

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


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


  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.

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  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 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 ~~~