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Bobby’s Favorite Sausage Potato Salad


Tags: bbq, guys night, picnic

  • Prep time: 15 minutes
  • Cook time: 30 minutes
  • Servings: 8 to 10


  • 1 lb red potatoes
  • 3 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons, divided extra virgin olive oil
  • 8 oz sliced into 1/4-inch thick rounds kielbasa
  • 1 stalk finely chopped, about 1/2 cup celery
  • 2 thinly sliced, about 1/4 cup green onions
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon dijon mustard
  • 1 clove minced garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoons freshly cracked black pepper


For the salad: Bring a large pot of water to a boil over medium heat. Add the potatoes and boil until tender, about 25 minutes. Drain the water and let cool. Quarter the potatoes and transfer them to a large serving bowl.

In a large skillet, heat the 2 teaspoons of oil over medium-high heat. Add the kielbasa slices and cook until brown. Transfer them to a paper towel lined plate to drain. Add the kielbasa to the bowl with the potatoes, along with the celery and green onions.

For the dressing: In a small bowl, whisk together the vinegar, mustard, garlic, salt and pepper. Slowly whisk in the 3 tablespoons of oil in a long steady stream. Add the dressing to the potato mixture and toss to combine. Serve warm or at room temperature.