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Traditional Potato Salad

User Rating 5 Star Rating (2 Reviews)


Bowl of potato salad
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Easy, classic and delicious; this potato salad recipe is always a crowd pleaser.

Serves 10

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 50 minutes


  • 6 medium russet potatoes, peeled, quartered
  • 3 green onions, white parts only, minced
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon mustard
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 3 eggs, hard-boiled, chopped
  • 1 cup celery, diced


  1. Boil potatoes in salted water until just tender, drain well, and let cool to room temperature. Cut into 1-inch pieces and add to a large bowl.

  2. In a smaller bowl mix all the other ingredients, except the eggs and celery. Add to the potatoes, add the eggs and celery, and combine with a spatula until everything is mixed. Chill in the refrigerator for at least one hour before serving.
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 5 out of 5
Yummy!, Member lizdcook

This was so good. It brought back memories of backyard BBQs when I was a kid. I wanted to make another batch the following day!!

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