This old-fashioned recipe for Easy Potato Salad has probably been passed down by our grandmas for generations. It’s a summer classic destined for backyard barbecues, family celebrations, and picnics. Take your grandma’s advice: make a big bowl of this scrumptious potato salad on Friday, and you’ll have a side dish ready to bring to any party over the weekend. 
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Easy Potato Salad Recipe

This old-fashioned recipe for Easy Potato Salad has probably been passed down by our grandmas for generations. It’s a summer classic destined for backyard barbecues, family celebrations, and picnics. Take your grandma’s advice: make a big bowl of this scrumptious potato salad on Friday, and you’ll have a side dish ready to bring to any party over the weekend. 
Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword celery, mayonnaise, potatoes
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 10 servings
Calories 382kcal
Author Meggan Hill

Ingredients

  • 3 pounds potatoes peeled and cut into 3/4-inch chunks (8 medium)
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar or cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon yellow mustard
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 onion minced (about 1 cup)
  • 2 stalks celery thinly sliced
  • 6 hardboiled eggs peeled and chopped
  • Paprika for garnish

Instructions

  • In a large stock pot over medium-high heat, add potatoes, 1 tablespoon salt, and enough water to cover. Bring to boil, reduce heat and simmer until potatoes are tender, about 10 minutes. Drain well and transfer to a large bowl.
  • Meanwhile, in a medium bowl whisk together mayonnaise, sugar, vinegar, mustard, garlic powder, 1 1/2 teaspoons salt, and 1/2 teaspoon pepper.
  • To the bowl with potatoes, add dressing and stir to combine. Stir in onion, celery, and chopped eggs. Garnish with paprika if desired.

Nutrition

Calories: 382kcal