bowl of potato salad topped with herbs
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Potato Salad

This is a salad that is a side to an array of dishes and is liked by almost everyone including potato lovers, salad lovers, and salad haters. Here's a simple way to make this hearty potato salad.
Prep Time40 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Side Dish, Salad
Cuisine: American, European
Keyword: potato salad
Author: Prachee


  • 1 pound potatoes waxy
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 cup mustard
  • 2 eggs hard-boiled
  • 2 onions medium
  • 1 cup celery stalks diced
  • 1 tsp dill chopped
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 1 tsp vinegar


  • Scrub clean and boil the potatoes till they can be easily pierced with a fork or knife. Allow them to cool. Peel them and dice medium-sized pieces.
  • Chop the hard-boiled eggs.
  • Place the potatoes in a large bowl. Add eggs, chopped onions, and diced celery stalks.
  • Give it a quick toss. Add mayonnaise, mustard, and vinegar. You can add more or less of these as per your taste preference. Another optional addition would be pickle relish.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste. You can also choose to add seasoning of preference or paprika.
  • Mix the salad well.
  • Refrigerate for two hours at least. It is best to leave it there overnight, so prepare the previous night, or in the morning if you want it for dinner.
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There are several variations possible with this classic salad. You can add bacon bits, parsley, fresh herbs, some cheese, or even yogurt. Play around to make it the way you like!