Buttermilk Potato Salad


This is a great buttermilk potato salad recipe for people like me, who really don't care for normal potato salad.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
2 hrs 30 mins
Total Time:
3 hrs
8 servings


  • 2 pounds baby potatoes, cut into quarters

  • ¼ cup creamy salad dressing (such as Miracle Whip®)

  • ¼ cup sour cream

  • ¼ cup buttermilk

  • ¼ cup chopped fresh chives

  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic

  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese

  • 10 slices cooked bacon, crumbled, or more to taste


  1. Place potatoes into a large pot and cover with salted water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until tender, about 15 minutes. Drain.

  2. Combine salad dressing, sour cream, buttermilk, chives, and garlic in a large bowl. Add potatoes and Cheddar cheese and mix lightly. Chill for 2 1/2 hours in the refrigerator.

  3. Top potato salad with bacon before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

268 Calories
15g Fat
22g Carbs
12g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 268
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 19%
Saturated Fat 6g 32%
Cholesterol 37mg 12%
Sodium 516mg 22%
Total Carbohydrate 22g 8%
Dietary Fiber 3g 9%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 12g
Vitamin C 24mg 119%
Calcium 138mg 11%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 607mg 13%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.