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The Best Homemade Potato Salad Recipe

Inside: Learn how to make this delicious and easy potato salad recipe which will be a perfect addition at your next barbecue! 

Prep Time25 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: potato salad
Servings: 12 1/2 cup servings
Calories: 134kcal


  • 6 medium red potatoes cut into small cubes
  • 3 hard boiled eggs diced
  • 1 stick celery diced
  • 1/2 white onion diced
  • 1/4 cup sweet pickles diced
  • 1 tbsp dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp white vinegar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper


  • Wash the potatoes and cut them into small cubes (with or without skin)
  • Add the potatoes to a large pot of boiling water with a pinch of salt and let cook for 10-15 minutes, or until the potatoes are cooked but still slightly firm.
  • Drain the water and set the potatoes aside in a large bowl.
  • Add the diced hard boiled eggs to the bowl with the potatoes, and add the onion, celery, and sweet pickles.
  • Add all of the spices, the mayonnaise, the mustard, and the vinegar and mix well until everything is incorporated.
  • Refrigerate for at least one hour before serving.


Serving: 11/2 cup serving | Calories: 134kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 49mg | Sodium: 290mg | Potassium: 525mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 110IU | Vitamin C: 9.7mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 1mg
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