Southern Style Potato Salad

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.

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.

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


  1. Thank you for sharing, I love potato salad and this looks great.

  2. 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.
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  3. 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!

  4. 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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