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Classic Smoked Potato Salad

Traeger Kitchen


Classic Smoked Potato Salad

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Cook Time

45

Minutes

Serves

4 - 6

People

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What's this?

Pack some smoke flavor into this simple side and bring it to your next backyard BBQ. Russet potatoes are smoked then roasted on the Traeger before getting tossed with a creamy mayo dressing.

Ingredients

  • 2 Pound russet potatoes

  • 2 Tablespoon olive oil

  • 2 Cup mayonnaise

  • 1 Tablespoon dry mustard

  • 1 Tablespoon white wine vinegar

  • 2 Stalk celery, diced

  • 2 hard boiled eggs, chopped

  • 1/2 red onion, diced small

  • 1 Tablespoon chopped chives

  • To Taste salt

  • To Taste black pepper

Steps

  • 1

    Scrub the potatoes under cold water with a vegetable brush. Pat dry and coat potatoes with olive oil.
  • 2

    When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 180℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes. For optimal flavor, use Super Smoke if available.
  • 3

    Spread potatoes out on a sheet pan and place in the grill. Smoke potatoes for 15-20 minutes.
  • 4

    Remove the potatoes from the grill. Increase the grill temperature to 450℉ and preheat with the lid closed.
  • 5

    Place the tray of potatoes back on the grill and cook for an additional 20-25 minutes or until tender.
  • 6

    When the potatoes are tender, remove from grill and set aside until cool enough to handle.
  • 7

    Using your hands and a towel, remove the potato skins and cut into large chunks.
  • 8

    Combine potatoes and remaining ingredients in a large bowl. Taste for seasoning and adjust with salt and pepper if needed.
  • 9

    Cover loosely with plastic wrap and transfer to the fridge until cooled. Enjoy!