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The Original Potato Salad

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  • 2 pounds potatoes (5 to 6 medium, peeled and cut into 3/4-inch chunks)
  • 1 cup Hellmann's or Best Foods Real Mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 cup celery (thinly sliced)
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 2 eggs (hard-cooked, chopped, optional)
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    1. 1 Cover potatoes with water in 4-quart saucepot; bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer until potatoes are tender, about 10 minutes. Drain and cool slightly.
    2. 2 Combine Hellmann's® or Best Foods® Real Mayonnaise, vinegar, salt, sugar and pepper in large bowl. Add potatoes, celery, onion and eggs and toss gently. Serve chilled or at room temperature.
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium57% DV1380mg
    Fat34% DV22g
    Protein18% DV9g
    Carbs18% DV54g
    Fiber24% DV6g
    Calories440Calories from Fat200
    Total Fat22g34%
    Saturated Fat3.5g18%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat200
    Total Carbohydrate54g18%
    Dietary Fiber6g24%
    Vitamin A8%
    Vitamin C80%

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


    dan 5 months ago
    Perfect, just like grandma's
    gabby 7 months ago
    really delicious and fresh tasting!
    First time making potato salad. Recipe was easy...will use again.
    Beth a year ago
    Easy to make and tastes good.
    Carrie S. a year ago
    We loved thos! It was easy to make and the flavor was good.
    anthony reynolds a year ago
    really simple and tastes great
    shosh d. a year ago
    Used cider vinegar and an extra egg Came out great!
    Brandon Ball a year ago
    Turned out amazing. So simple. I used less mayo and an extra egg. Delicious!
    Hudock a year ago
    Pretty good, but I think it needed more potatoes for the amount of mayo-vinegar, or I will put less mayo next time.
    Edwards a year ago
    Excellent! Tastes just like summer!
    Laura a year ago
    Delicious! This is my new go to recipe for potato salad!
    Tomika R. a year ago
    A go-to favorite ! I added garlic and onion powder to the recipe and used a little Dijon mustard vs the yellow, just to make it my own
    Paredes a year ago
    easy to make and delicious
    it was tasty but dont think it needs all the ingredients.still tasty!
    Maggie 2 years ago
    a crowd favourite! use Sprite if you have alcohol-free guests for a bit of sugar. one can works perfectly
    Michael H. 2 years ago
    Simple yet delicious.
    Rwibutso 2 years ago
    easy,simple and delicious
    Sydnie Paproski 2 years ago
    Taste delicious, I put in mustard, paprika and garlic powder. Very yummy
    anna 2 years ago
    It turned out great. Thanks for the recipe
    Nina 2 years ago
    It turned out really good. I have to make this again. Me and My family liked it. Best potato salad i ever made for my family.
    Melissa 2 years ago
    I just made this to go along with a honey baked ham I cooked all day. My family absolutely loved this!... and my ham 😬 I will make this again!
    it turned out greatttttt :)
    Norm B 2 years ago
    Its a decent base recipe. use salad dressing instead of mayonnaise and green onions , apple cider vinegar, and add green peppers to the recipe and it will have a lot more flavor
    Annis Long 2 years ago
    The recipe was ok. I under-cooked some of my potatoes and substituted vegan mayo for my guest's dietary restrictions which clearly altered the taste.
    Nicholas D. 2 years ago
    I substituted apple cider vinegar for the wine vinegar. I also added some diced granny smith apples. I doubt that makes this a very helpful review, but it was tasty.
    Emily Peters 2 years ago
    suprisinly tasted i substitued vegan reg mayo for vegan mayo. My sister loved it.
    Lisa B. 2 years ago
    Great! I added a bit of mustard and some garlic, but it was awesome!!
    Ken R. 2 years ago
    Delicious. Made as the recipe. Coudnt hve been better!!!
    Kindell Jackson 2 years ago
    i left out onions, celery and added dill relish. yummmmmmm
    Adamo 2 years ago
    it was so tasty my husband had three helpings😉