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Best Potato Salad

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This is easy-to-make and simply seasoned, with the classic flavors we love to find in potato salad. Exactly what you'd expect from a traditional potato salad like you'd get from the deli or grocery store, only better, and homemade.

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Difficulty Level



Needed Items


  • 15 minutes cooking
    30 minutes resting
    15 minutes chopping
    10 minutes mixing
    1 hour chilling


  • 6 medium potatoes (Yukon Golds are the yummiest, but any kind will do)
    3 Tablespoons white vinegar
    2 large celery stalks
    6 green onions
    5 hard boiled eggs
    1 1/2 cups Miracle Whip or mayonnaise
    1 Tablespoon yellow mustard
    1 1/2 teaspoons celery seed
    Salt & pepper, to taste
    Paprika, for garnish

Number of Servings

  • 6-10


  • Medium saucepan (for eggs)
    Large pot (for potatoes)
    Sharp knife
    Medium bowl
    Large serving bowl


  • None

Additional Notes

In the podcast, I suggest using large potatoes. That will make a LOT! I recommend using medium potatoes instead.

From, handed down from Grandma.

For a refreshingly different potato salad, try this.