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The Best Potato Salad Recipe

Updated on April 6, 2014

Yukon Gold

I enjoy potatoes, baked, home fried, French fried, mashed, boiled and of course in a potato salad.


There are many different ways to make a potato salad, hot, cold and using baked potatoes, for example.


There is often discussion on which potato makes the best salad. I generally use red potatoes, preferring small ones to the larger later season one. On occasion when I cannot find small red potatoes and just have to have potato salad I will work with Yukon Golds.


 I am very fond of my red potato salad but there is one other that is just as tasty and perhaps maybe just maybe, even better.


That salad is the Yukon gold potato salad. If you insist on mayonnaise on your potato salad is not for you but if you are looking for good flavour, good nutrition and I ever so modestly say a great potato salad this is it.


Now you may be wondering okay which salad does he like the best well, I do like them both, they are just different but for overall taste the Yukon Gold may be a tiny bit tastier.


YG Potato Salad





8 medium sized Yukon gold potatoes, diced

1 cup chives diced

6 radishes finely sliced

1 small red pepper diced

2 stalks celery finely sliced

Sea salt and black pepper to taste

1/ cup balsamic vinagrete.




1-      Boil or steam  potatoes DO NOT peel them

2-      Prepare other ingredients

3-      After potatoes are cooked allow them to cool and then dice

4-      Add potatoes to resealble container

5-      Add other ingredients except vinagrete

6-      Stir

7-      Add vinaigrette

8-      Stir

9-      Seal container shake to mix

10-  Place in refrigerator for minimum 90 minutes, can sit overnight

11-  Remove and serve.


This is an easy dish to prepare and can be made the day before you serve it makes a great side dish with cold chicken or ham.


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  • Bob Ewing profile image

    Bob Ewing 9 years ago from New Brunswick

    Thanks for stopping by.

  • Kulsum Mehmood profile image

    Dr Kulsum Mehmood 9 years ago from Nagpur, India

    Nice recipe Bob. Will try it.

  • Bob Ewing profile image

    Bob Ewing 9 years ago from New Brunswick

    You are welcome, thanks for commenting.

  • christine almaraz profile image

    christine almaraz 9 years ago from colorado springs

    your recipe sounds delicious. thanks for the recipe.

  • Bob Ewing profile image

    Bob Ewing 9 years ago from New Brunswick

    I sometimes us a lemon and vinegar dressing, thanks for the visit.

  • Nolimits Nana profile image

    Nicolette Goff 9 years ago from British Columbia

    Like you, I just prefer vinaigrette, or just olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Much better than that mayo mix!

  • Bob Ewing profile image

    Bob Ewing 9 years ago from New Brunswick


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    Lgali 9 years ago

    nice recipe