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Buffalo Ranch Potato Salad

  • Author: Madeline
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x
  • Category: Side
  • Method: Boil and Mix
  • Cuisine: American


An easy potato salad recipe flavored with fresh herbs, ranch and hot sauce.



  • 3lb baby red or white potatoes
  • 3/4 cup ranch dressing
  • 1/4 cup hot sauce
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onion
  • 1/4 cup fresh dill


  1. Rinse baby potatoes and add to a large stock pot with lots of salt about 2tbspĀ 
  2. Fill the pot with cold water until the potatoes are fully covered
  3. Place the pot on the stove top over high heatĀ 
  4. Cook until the water boils. Once boiling reduce the heat to a simmer, cover the pot and simmer for 10 minutes. Check to make sure potatoes are soft and you can easily pierce them with a fork.
  5. Remove the potatoes from the pot, drain the water from the pot and return the potatoes to the empty pot
  6. Add ice cold water to the pot with the potatoes to chill them
  7. While the potatoes chill slice the green onion and chop the dill and in a small mixing bowl combine ranch and hot sauce
  8. Once the potatoes are relatively chilled drain the water and quarter the potatoes
  9. Take about 3 of the cooked potatoes, peel them and mash them with a fork
  10. Mix the mashed potatoes in with the hot sauce and ranch dressing
  11. Pour this mixture over the quartered potatoes and mix thoroughly until all potatoes are coated in the mixture
  12. Add fresh dill and green onion to the bowl and mix again
  13. Place in the refrigerator to chill for at least a few hours and serve chilled

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