14 Potato Salad Recipes That Will Make Your Next BBQ Better

From the classic deli style to bacon- and veggie-loaded versions, we've got mouthwatering potato salad recipes for everyone's favorite BBQ side dish

Admit it: After the burgers and hot dogs, you gravitate toward the potato salad when you're loading up your paper plate at a BBQ, picnic or potluck. So give everyone's favorite side dish an upgrade with one of these 14 flavorful potato salad recipes:

Deli Counter Potato Salad

 Easy Potato Salad Recipes

Jonathan Bell

Sure, going to the store would be easier -- but we bet you can make a better version of the classic deli-style potato salad in your own kitchen.

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Green Bean, Tomato and Potato Salad

 Easy Potato Recipes

John Bedell

Hit the farmer's market for this potato salad recipe: green beans, cherry tomatoes and parsley all add color and flavor to the traditional potato-mayo pairing.

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Baked Potato Salad

 Easy Potato Salad Recipes

Reprinted from Old-School Comfort Food by Alex Guarnaschelli. Copyright © 2013. Published by Clarkson Potter.

Baked potatoes get a drizzle of vinegar-y dressing and pesto in this warm, grown-up version of potato salad. 

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Basic Potato Salad

 Easy Potato Salad Recipes

Regan Burns Cafiso

It isn't fancy, but it's hard to go wrong with the classic version of potato salad.

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Spicy Sweet Potato Salad

 Easy Potato Salad Recipes

Maggie Shi

This potato salad recipe is sweet and spicy, thanks to the unique combo of sweet potatoes and jalapenos.

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Loaded Potato Salad with Bacon

 Easy Potato Salad Recipes

Maggie Shi

This potato salad recipe had us at bacon. Ummm... bacon.

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Potato Salad with Feta, Dill and Cucumber

 Easy Potato Salad Recipes

Maggie Shi

Give potato salad a Mediterranean twist with this Greek-inspired recipe.

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German-Style Potato Salad

 Easy Potato Salad Recipes

Maggie Shi

This mayo-free potato salad recipe is perfect for picnics. Vinegar and dijon mustard are an ideal pairing for warm bacon and sweet onions.

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Country Potato Salad

 Easy Potato Salad Recipes

EatingWell, Inc.

Smoked ham and colorful heirloom potatoes make this gorgeous potato salad a standout at any picnic, potluck or BBQ.

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Steak and Potato Salad with Horseradish Dressing

 Easy Potato Sald Recipes

Eating Well Inc.

The potato salad that eats like a meal, this recipe puts a fun summer spin on meat and potatoes.

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Potato Salad with Peas and Corn

 Easy Potato Salad Recipes

Maggie Shi

Add color, crunch and sweetness to your potato salad with this veggie-filled version.

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Potato Salad with Prosciutto

 Easy Potato Salad recipes

Recipe courtesy of "The Illustrated Kitchen Bible: 1,000 Family Recipes from Around the World" by Victoria Blashford-Snell

Potato salad gets an international upgrade thanks to bacon's Italian cousin, prosciutto.

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Tuna and Potato Salad with Tarragon

 Easy Potato Salad Recipes

Casey Barber

Tuna salad, meet potato salad. (We just rocked your world a little, didn't we?)

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Creamy Potato Salad

 Easy Potato Salad Recipes

Eating Well, Inc.

Bland potato salad? Not this recipe, thanks to the addition of gherkins, capers and red bell pepper!

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Erika Rasmusson Janes is iVillage's interim senior food editor. Find her on Pinterest, Twitter and Google+

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