Potato salad is one of those summer recipes that shows up at every cookout and anytime the meal calls for bbq side. This is the BEST potato salad recipe. It's creamy and has that traditional potato salad flavor.
3 ½lbspotatoes, about 4 large potatoes, russet, yukon gol or red potatoes
Place the potatoes in a large pot of water add a few teaspoons of vinegar.
Bring the potatoes to a boil. Add the eggs.
Reduce the temperature to a slow boil.
Continue to boil the potatoes until a toothpick can be inserted relatively easily. You want them tender but not falling apart.
Drain the potatoes and let them cool until you can handle them.
Peel the potatoes and cut them into a medium to large dice.
Place the diced potatoes into a large bowl and add two to three tablespoons of white vinegar to them, toss gently. It is best to do this when they are still warm.
Add the salt, pepper, and celery seed to the potatoes. Toss gently.
Add the onions, celery, mayonnaise, mustard, and diced eggs. Toss gently.
Red Potato SaladRed potato salad is made with a sour cream and dill-based dressing. To adjust this recipe just use ½ cup of mayo + ½ sour cream. And substitute the celery seed for dried dill.Loaded Potato SaladThis recipe also calls for sour cream, use ½ cup of mayo + ½ sour cream. Take out the celery seed and add in 6 slices of crumbled bacon and 3 hard-boiled eggs (optional)Potato Salad With No MustardYou can definitely leave out the mustard if you want to make a potato salad with not mustard.German Potato Salad (No Mayo)German potato salad is made with no mayo. For this recipe leave out the celery seed.The vinegar-based dressing made with bacon and a little bit of sugar. Brown the bacon and remove it from the pan. Add the onions to the bacon grease, sauté until clear. Add the vinegar, a few teaspoons of sugar, parsley, and green onions.Add the dressing to the potatoes and toss.