The Only Potato Salad Recipe You’ll Ever Need

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Alert! Your search for the perfect potato salad ends right here. You can now delete all those bookmarked potato salad recipes because we’re serving up the Ultimate American Potato Salad Recipe! 🥔🥗💪

What makes this recipe the reigning champion of all potato salads? Hold on to your aprons, folks, because this is going to be a tuberrific ride! 😜

Firstly, our recipe doesn’t just involve tossing potatoes in mayo (although there’s nothing wrong with that). No, we’re here to potato-party like no other. With a few magic ingredients and some simple tricks, your potato salad is going to be the belle of the BBQ! 🥔🎉

Here’s the big reveal: it’s all about the dressing and the extras. We’re not only talking creamy, tangy mayo but a few surprise additions that will make your taste buds dance the cha-cha-cha! 💃🕺

And let’s not forget our quick and easy recipe approach. We know you’ve got Netflix shows to catch up on, so this recipe won’t keep you in the kitchen for long. ⏱️👌

Tip: Use waxy potatoes for your salad – they hold their shape well when cooked and have a great texture. And remember, don’t overcook those spuds; nobody likes a mushy potato salad. 🥔👍

Ready to create a potato masterpiece that will make you the talk of the town, or at least your kitchen? Let’s peel off the mystery and dig into the recipe! 🥔🍽️

Warning: Side effects of making this recipe may include unstoppable drooling, a sudden surge in popularity, and an uncontrollable desire to eat potato salad for every meal. 😋📈🥗

Ultimate American Potato Salad

Course: SaladCuisine: American


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A delectable, creamy potato salad that’s the superstar of every gathering. This quick and easy recipe promises to convert even the most avid potato salad naysayers!


  • 2 pounds waxy potatoes

  • 1 cup mayonnaise

  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion

  • 2 celery stalks, finely chopped

  • 2 hard-boiled eggs, chopped

  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard

  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Boil potatoes until tender, drain and let cool.
  • In a large bowl, combine mayonnaise, onion, celery, eggs, and mustard.
  • Once potatoes are cool, chop into bite-size pieces and add to the bowl.
  • Season with salt and pepper and gently mix until all ingredients are combined.


  • You can add some chopped dill pickles for extra tanginess.
  • Chilling the potato salad for a few hours will allow the flavors to meld together nicely.
  • Replace half of the mayonnaise with Greek yogurt for a healthier version.

There you have it! An amazing potato salad that’s ready to rock your plate. Remember, this isn’t just any potato salad, this is The Potato Salad. Now, go forth and conquer your kitchen! 🥔🥇

Jamie Anderson
Jamie Anderson
Hey there! I'm Jamie Anderson. Born and raised in the heart of New York City, I've always had this crazy love for food and the stories behind it. I like to share everything from those "Aha!" cooking moments to deeper dives into what's really happening in the food world. Whether you're here for a trip down culinary memory lane, some kitchen hacks, or just curious about your favorite eateries, I hope you find something delightful!

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