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The Best Potato Salad

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  • 6 potatoes (medium white, or Yukon golds, about 2 lbs pounds, quartered)
  • 2 Tbsp. white vinegar
  • 2 celery stalks (large, diced)
  • 1/2 cup onions (finely diced)
  • 5 hard boiled eggs (peeled)
  • 1 1/2 cups mayonnaise
  • 1 Tbsp. yellow mustard
  • 1 tsp. celery seed
  • 1 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp. ground black pepper
  • paprika (for garnish, optional)
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    Calories270Calories from Fat140
    Total Fat15g23%
    Saturated Fat2.5g13%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat140
    Total Carbohydrate31g10%
    Dietary Fiber3g12%
    Vitamin A15%
    Vitamin C45%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Victoria W. 4 days ago
    Such a reliable recipe and have been using it for years!
    Dana Lesco 4 days ago
    Yum! Will keep this in rotation!
    Daniel Wagner 7 days ago
    I really like this recipe. I have added cayenne pepper to make it spicy, which I liked
    Kasey Duffy a month ago
    Delicious! just like mt grandma used to make it
    Kaye S. 2 months ago
    Loved this, will definitely make again
    Sunny Shirey 3 months ago
    I have searched and searched for a potato salad recipe that tastes like my grandmothers. THIS IS IT! Even my family said it tasted just like grandmas, maybe even better. I highly recommend.
    Vickie Mims-Smith 3 months ago
    This potato salad is wonderful. It is indeed the best potato salad ever.
    Amee 5 months ago
    THE perfect “traditional” potato salad!
    Chester a year ago
    it turned out great I will be making it again next time.
    Bom Dia a year ago
    Excelente as always . Best recipe ever !!!
    Nikki Sanchez a year ago
    I’ve made this for events and at EVERY event the attendees rave about this dish! It’s a keeper!
    Mel S. a year ago
    Excellent Recipe. I added 4 thinly sliced radishes also. Highly Recommended!
    Robert a year ago
    I love potato salad. My family, not so much. However, even my youngest loves this recipe and wants it regularly. The rest of the family asks me to make this each time I grill, which is pretty often.
    Fronczek Lippert a year ago
    Very good. I did not have celery seed though.
    Made this last summer and my parents and family raved about it. Pulling it out for Easter this year... thanks so much! This is a gem of a recipe and I’m real happy I found it. Simple, hearty and totally delicious
    beny a year ago
    It tastes amazing and the crunch of the celery is perfect. It is a lot of boiling and chopping but so worth it. Also makes a ton of potato salad which is a plus.
    Raha a year ago
    Skipped the celery seed just bc I didn’t have any. Turned out super yummy, kept going back to the fridge to grab more after dinner. Will use this again.
    Kelsey 2 years ago
    Best potato salad I have ever had!
    Jen 2 years ago
    Excellent! I never made potato salad before and it turned out great. It makes a lot so if you are going to a potluck or picnic this is the dish to bring.
    Nicole Boiton 2 years ago
    Really easy and yummy! Would Cook it again.
    Pete 2 years ago
    Delicious, easy, used a little more spicy mustard and less mayo.
    Rose 2 years ago
    Great recipe! Next time will half the salt. Also, I added sweet pickle relish (about 1 T)
    Christina H. 2 years ago
    Very good! Went well with the bourbon chicken I made.
    Ski Vail 2 years ago
    Dee -lish- ous! Love the tartness the mustard adds, and the pop of celery seed. Big hit at my summer BBQ!
    Sheri Lozano 2 years ago
    Great everyone loved it.
    Ingrid De La Flor 2 years ago
    It turned out well and was well liked at a BBQ. I added Dill Weed to the recipe instead of celery seed as I didn’t have it on hand.
    BoldCulinaire 2 years ago
    Easy and delicious! I used white wine vinegar and creamer potatoes-tastes like summer!
    Denise Beres 2 years ago
    Made this for a birthday celebration, everyone enjoyed it. I added green onions and used champagne vinegar, otherwise, followed the directions. I will use this recipe anytime I make potato salad
    Tea 2 years ago
    Easy and delicious. Really enjoyed it. Will make again.
    Lixa Anderson 2 years ago
    Very good! Tastes like back when I was a kid, brought back sone nostalgia 🥰