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Southern Style Potato Salad

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Southern Potato Salad

This is my favorite potato salad. I’m picky about potato salad. Very few restaurants (or grocery stores) have any I like. I really like potato salad, but it has to be just right. I experimented until I finally got just the right combo.

Now, I like more mayo than mustard in my potato salad. Some people are the opposite. If you like yours more mustard-y, this may not have enough for your taste. But you can always add more if you want. 😉 
To make my potato salad you will need:

3 cups diced potatoes
1 boiled egg, chopped up
1/4 cup mayonaise
1 TBSP finely diced onion
1 1/2 TBSP dill relish
1/2 tsp yellow mustard
1/4 tsp salt
1/8 tsp pepper

First you want to cut up 3 cups worth of potatoes to chunks somewhere between 1/2 inch and an inch.

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Place the potatoes in a pot and boil. It should take about 20 minutes. You want the potatoes to be easily pierced with a fork, but not mushy.
Once the potatoes are cooked, drain them, allowing to sit just a few minutes to drip of excess water and cool just at tad. Transfer the potatoes to a mixing bowl and add all the other ingredients. Do this while the potatoes are still warm.

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Mix the ingredients into the potatoes. Put the potato salad in the fridge to chill. Serve cold.

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5 Comments

  1. I’m always looking for great new potato salad recipes. There are some I just don’t like, and others are okay. It has been a while since I have made any actually. I will have to try this soon.

  2. Very nice Potato salad recipe. I would use this recipe because I really like the way you make it. Potato salad is one of my favorite salads and I usually make it every summer. Thanks for an easy recipe!

  3. ohhh, that’s what I want – potato salad! That is one thing that you can’t buy already made that is anywhere near as good. I would like this today, but now I must buy potatoes! I want to try that bit of dill relish and mustard. Yum!

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