Easy Potato Salad

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An easy potato salad recipe with just a few simple ingredients. The perfect side dish for your next cookout or pot luck.

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My mom has the best potato salad recipe. Anytime we had a cookout, potluck, or family get together in the summertime she would always make this easy potato salad. It’s creamy, tangy and has the perfect amount of crunch.

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When I make this easy potato salad, I tend to boil the eggs and potatoes the night before. The trick to getting the potatoes just right is boil them to the point that you can easily insert a fork. If you boil them much longer you will have very mushy potatoes once they are cut up. Believe me folks, you don’t want mushy potato salad.Potato Salad-1-2


After all of the ingredients have been mixed together, I like to let the potato salad set up in the fridge for about 4 hours. This way all of the flavors can meld together giving you the best tasting potato salad ever! 

Easy Potato Salad

Easy Potato Salad


  • 8 yukon gold potatoes, washed
  • 3 hard boiled eggs, peeled and cubed
  • 1/2 cup red onion, diced
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp yellow mustard
  • 3 tbsp sweet relish


  1. Boil potatoes until they are tender.
  2. Peel potatoes and cut into cubes.
  3. Place potatoes, eggs, onions, mayonnaise, mustard and sweet relish in a large bowl. Stir all ingredients together until mixed
  4. Chill in fridge for 4 hours and stir well before serving.
Nutrition Information
Serving Size 1 grams
Amount Per Serving Unsaturated Fat 0g

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