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Mustard Potato Salad Recipe with Egg, Horseradish and Dill

Updated on December 27, 2015
Spice it up! Add your favorite veggies, herbs and spices to the homemade dressing recipe.
Spice it up! Add your favorite veggies, herbs and spices to the homemade dressing recipe.

A Classic Summertime Side Dish

Used to be I'd buy tubs of mustard potato salad from the store, while my lonely potatoes sat neglected in the corner, unnoticed, unused, unloved. I always heard making potato salad on your own was a huge pain in the a**, but lately I've been finding out a lot of pain-in-the-bumper dishes are really more time-consuming than a big bother. That's nothing a little proper planning can't handle.

I gathered a few different recipes based on my favorite seasonings, read a self-help guide on how to better treat a potato, and whipped up my own big 'ol tub of mustard potato salad. The result is a hearty and satisfying mustard potato salad with egg that is well-seasoned throughout, creamy and zippy yet fresh tasting, and not too heavy on any one thing. It's pretty close to the taste of storebought mustard potato salad, minus all the preservatives. Give yourself just one afternoon to prepare, and you'll have a delicious and attractive sidedish for you, your family, and friends ready to eat at a moment's notice.


  • 8 medium potatoes, yellow or yukon gold recommended
  • 1 celery stalk, chopped
  • 4 hard boiled eggs, peeled, rinsed, and coarsely chopped
  • 1/3 cup green onions, sliced
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp dill weed
  • 2 tsp horseradish
  • 2 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 1/2 cups salad dressing, like Miracle Whip
  • 2 tsp yellow mustard
  • 1/2 red pepper, chopped


  1. Peel and half potatoes. Put into a large pot and add enough water to cover potatoes. Bring to boil, and cook at low boil 10-15 minutes until potatoes slide off fork. Drain and let sit until cool enough to be handled.
  2. Meanwhile in a large mixing bowl, combine celery, eggs, green onion, salt, pepper, dill weed, and horseradish. This is your "seasoning mix".
  3. Cut potatoes into bite-sized pieces and add to the mixing bowl. Pour vinegar over potatoes and fold potatoes into the "seasoning mix". Refrigerate bowl of seasoned potatoes for 1-3 hours - longer is better.
  4. In a separate container mix salad dressing and mustard. Just before serving, add red pepper to the mustard mix and fold into bowl of cold, seasoned potatoes. Refrigerate any leftovers.

Cook Time

Prep time: 3 hours
Cook time: 15 min
Ready in: 3 hours 15 min
Yields: approx 16 servings

Make It, Then Rate It!

5 stars from 3 ratings of Mustard Potato Salad with Egg, Horseradish and Dill


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      Lee Tea 5 years ago from Erie, PA

      Whipping up our batch right now for Labor Day, a party that'll also be a birthday party for our Papa Jack. Mmm-mmm!!

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      Lee Tea 5 years ago from Erie, PA

      I love you already RealHousewife...going to follow you now. Hope you're enjoying that tea you were craving this fine evening! :)

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      Kelly Umphenour 5 years ago from St. Louis, MO

      I love mustard potato salad! My husband loves horseradish so we will both enjoy this dish!

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      Lee Tea 5 years ago from Erie, PA

      I eat the entire bowl! lol - enjoy! and thanks for stopping by :)

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      Jamie Brock 5 years ago from Texas

      This potato salad sounds amazing.. thank you for sharing it :) I can't wait to try it!