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The Original Potato Salad with Real Mayonnaise

The Original Potato Salad with Real Mayonnaise

  • Prep

    10 m
  • Cook

    15 m
  • Ready In

    25 m
Hellmann's(R) or Best Foods(R) Real Mayonnaise

Hellmann's® or Best Foods® Real Mayonnaise

For picnics or potlucks, sometimes the basics are best: a creamy dressing made with real mayonnaise is the perfect complement to this potato salad with hard-cooked eggs, celery and onion.

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 437 kcal
  • 22%
  • Fat:
  • 33.1 g
  • 51%
  • Carbs:
  • 29.2g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 5.5 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 85 mg
  • 28%
  • Sodium:
  • 883 mg
  • 35%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Cover potatoes with water in 4-quart saucepot; bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Drain and cool slightly.
  2. Combine Hellmann's(R) or Best Foods(R) Real Mayonnaise, vinegar, salt, sugar and pepper in large bowl. Add potatoes, celery, onion and eggs and toss gently. Serve chilled or at room temperature.
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naples34102
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naples34102

4/12/2010

Great base recipe to put your personal spin and embellishment on. I wish I had a nickel for every time Mom made this as I was growing up and then myself after that. We never add sugar, but we do add a little dill pickle juice, a squirt or two of yellow mustard, and a plop of sour cream - oh, and maybe a dribble of milk if it's too thick. And there are so many possibilities for add-ins - thinly sliced radishes, green onion, chopped dill pickles or cucumbers, bell pepper - just go to your produce department and see what looks good to you and has lots of color. Good, reliable and nostalgic recipe.

Jillian
40

Jillian

6/7/2010

Great base for potato salad! This is classic picnic food and I made this to go with pork ribs. No matter what your personal preference potato salad is always a hit! I add more eggs and use green onions. I always mix the dressing part separate then add it to the potatoes and veggies so it doesn't get mushy.

GHOS5425
31

GHOS5425

4/9/2010

This is still the best recipe for potato salad. The only thing I do differently is add less salt, more like 1/2 tsp.