Poor Man Husband Potato Salad

Poor Man Husband Potato Salad

Whenever my husband is in charge of making a side dish recipe, he always makes this Poor Man Husband Potato Salad. It's a budget-friendly recipe that's super easy to make and uses ingredients you probably already have in your pantry! Just combine the ingredients together in a bowl and refrigerate until you need it. It's a true crowd-pleaser with amazing ingredients like bacon, green pepper, red potatoes and more. Perfect for a party or picnic!


  • 6 medium red potatoes, boiled until tender, peeled, and cubed
  • 6 eggs, boiled, peeled, and chopped
  • 1 cup sweet pickle relish
  • 1 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/2 cup dry minced onions
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • salt, pepper, onion powder and garlic powder, to taste
  • 1 pound bacon


  1. Place the first six ingredients in a large bowl and mix to combine. Season with salt, pepper, onion powder and garlic powder to taste.
  2. Fry the bacon in a pan. Add 1/4 cup bacon grease (or more to taste) to the potato salad mixture and drain the rest of the grease.
  3. Refrigerate potato salad at least 1 hour before serving. Store the bacon separately in the refrigerator so it stays crisp, then chop and add before serving.

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