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Classic Potato Salad

User Rating 4.5 Star Rating (9 Reviews)


Potato salad
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This classic potato and egg salad is dressed with a seasoned mayonnaise dressing and garnished with chopped green onions and tomatoes, making it visually appealing and flavorful at the same time.


  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper, or to taste
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 5 to 6 med. potatoes, about 1 1/2 to 2 pounds, peeled, cubed, cooked
  • 1 cup thinly sliced celery
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 3 eggs, hard-boiled
  • 1 to 2 Tbs chopped green onions, optional garnish
  • 1 tomato, cut in wedges, optional garnish


Combine mayonnaise, vinegar, salt, sugar, and pepper in a large bowl. Add remaining ingredients; toss gently to combine well. Cover; chill for 2 or more hours for best flavor. Garnish with chopped green onion and tomato wedges if desired.
Serves 6 to 8.

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User Reviews

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 5 out of 5
LOVE LOVE LOVE IT, Member chloeduvall

I am sooo picky about Potato Salad. However, I have never made my own. I was really craving some good homemade Potato Salad so I found this recipe and it seemed easy enough, so I made it. WOW I'm glad I did. It's sooo good!!! I cannot wait to make it for gatherings or just to have in the house again so I can snack on it after work. YUM! I did just like the recipe said, and it came out perfect.

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