Classic Potato Salad Recipe

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Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In15 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
DishMain Ingredient


 Potatoes2 Pound (About 6 In Number)
 Mayonnaise1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
 Prepared mustard1 Tablespoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Thinly sliced celery1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Chopped onion1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Sweet pickle1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped / relish

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 724 Calories from Fat 491

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 55 g84%

Saturated Fat 5 g25.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 49.1 mg

Sodium 908.4 mg37.9%

Total Carbohydrates 56 g18.8%

Dietary Fiber 6.3 g25.3%

Sugars 12.7 g

Protein 5 g10.6%

Vitamin A 10.8% Vitamin C 79.2%

Calcium 4.8% Iron 12.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) In a covered saucepan, cook the potatoes in boiling water for about 20~25 minutes (until just tender).
2) Drain the potatoes and once cooled, peel and cube them.
3) Separately, mix the dressing of mayonnaise, mustard (if desired), salt, and pepper in a large bowl.
4) Combine the celery, onion, and sweet pickle or pickle relish.
5) Now, add the cooked potatoes and toss it lightly for uniform coating of the dressing.
6) Keep it covered and let it chill for 6 to 24 hours.