Bacon and corn potato salad

Dangerously moreish! This loaded potato salad recipe is good enough to become lunch on its own.

30 minutes

Serves 6


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  • 1 packet (250g) streaky bacon, chopped
  • 2 mielies
  • 1kg baby potatoes, boiled until tender and cooled 
  • 1 bunch spring onions, chopped 
  • Handful parsley, chopped 
  • 1 bunch chives, snipped 
  • Large handful rocket 



  • ¼ cup (60ml) olive oil 
  • 2 Tbsp (30ml) tangy mayonnaise 
  • 2 Tbsp (30ml) double cream yoghurt
  • 1 heaped Tbsp (20ml) Dijon mustard 
  • Juice (60ml) of 1 lemon 
  • 1 large clove garlic, crushed 
  • Pinch sugar
  • Salt and milled pepper, to taste



  1. Slow-fry bacon until crisp. Drain on paper towel. 
  2. Braai mielies until blistered. 
  3. Remove corn from cobs. 
  4. Halve potatoes and toss with corn. 
  5. Add spring onion, parsley and chives.
  6. Whisk dressing ingredients together and drizzle over salad.
  7. Top salad with bacon and rocket and serve.


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