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Perfect Potato Salad Recipe

Updated on February 4, 2011
Perfect Potato Salad
Perfect Potato Salad

This awesome potato salad recipe is perfect for any picnic or potluck party. Don't cheat yourself with an overpriced store-bought salad, try this quick and easy recipe today! 


  • 6 medium potatoes
  • 6 eggs; hard-boiled and chopped coarsely
  • 1 small onion; chopped
  • 2 stalks of celery; sliced thin
  • 1 1/4 cup mayo
  • 1/2 cup pickle relish
  • 1 tbsp yellow mustard
  • 3/4 tsp salt; divided
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • paprika (optional)



  1. Bring the potatoes and 1/4 tsp of the salt to a boil in a saucepan filled with just enough water to cover.
  2. Reduce the heat, cover, and simmer until the potatoes become tender (20-25 minutes).
  3. Drain the potatoes well, and allow them to cool for about 5 minutes.
  4. Peel the potatoes, and cube them.
  5. In a large bowl stir together the mayo, yellow mustard, black pepper, and the remaining 1/2 tsp of salt.
  6. Add the relish, chopped onion, and celery to the bowl, and stir.
  7. Add the potato and egg. Toss the potato salad lightly.
  8. Chill this Perfect Potato Salad overnight.
  9. Serve and Enjoy! If desired sprinkle the potato salad with paprika prior to serving.


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    • Barkley Rosehill profile image

      Barkley Rosehill 6 years ago from Philadelphia

      Thanks for the advice Duce. I've never had potato salad with bacon, but it sounds scrumptious. I'll surely be trying it.

    • Duce Arendell profile image

      Duce Arendell 6 years ago

      Quick tip for you: try adding a few strips of crumbled crispy bacon to your potato salad. It's fabulous, and now your recipe is perfect!