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Classic Potato Salad

Recipe Classic Potato Salad
Difficulty Beginner
Prep Time: 20 min Cook Time: 20 min Rest Time: 6 hour Total Time: 6 hrs 40 mins
  • 2 pounds red and/or yellow new potatoes (quartered)
  • ¼ teaspoons salt
  • 1 ¼ cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
  • 1 tablespoon yellow mustard
  • ½ teaspoons salt
  • ¼ teaspoons black pepper
  • 2 stalks celery (thinly sliced)
  • cups sweet onion (chopped)
  • ½ cups sweet or dill pickles (chopped)
  • 6 hard-cooked eggs (coarsely chopped)
  1. In a medium saucepan place potatoes, the 1/4 teaspoon salt, and enough water to cover. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 15 to 20 minutes or until just tender. Drain well; cool slightly.

  2. Meanwhile, for dressing, in a large bowl combine mayonnaise, mustard, the 1/2 teaspoon salt, and the pepper. Stir in the celery, onion, and pickles. Add the potatoes and eggs. Toss lightly to coat. Cover and chill for at least 6 hours or up to 24 hours.

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