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Potato Salad – Classic

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Potato Salad – Classic

A homemade potato salad that will remind you of your childhood. Super creamy, tangy, and easy to make. It has that "Islay's" taste from days gone by.
Difficulty: Beginner
Cuisine American
Keyword Salads, Sides
Method No Bake, Stove Top
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Frige time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 35 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 370kcal


  • Large Pot
  • Large Mixing Bowl
  • Medium Mixing Bowl


  • 1 ½ lbs. Red Potatoes - cubed & peeled (see Note)
  • 3 Eggs - hard boiled
  • ½ cup Celery - chopped
  • ½ cup Onion - finely chopped
  • cup Mayonaise
  • 1 Tbsp. Milk
  • 1 Tbsp. Yellow Mustard
  • 1 tsp. Sugar
  • 1 tsp. Salt
  • ½ tsp. Black Pepper


  • Place peeled and cubed potatoes in a large pot, cover with 2 inches of cold water, and bring to a boil for approx. 15 minutes or until fork tender.
  • Drain and rinse with cold water. Let the potatoes cool before mixing with the dressing.
  • In a small bowl mix together the mayo, milk, mustard, sugar, salt and pepper. Taste and adjust to taste.
  • In a large bowl add potatoes, chopped hard boiled eggs, celery and onion. Add dressing and mix until evenly coated.
  • Cover and place in the fridge for at least an hour or until ready to serve.


Peeling the potatoes is optional.

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