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Classic Potato Salad

Classic Potato Salad

Course Side, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword potato salad, russet potatoes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 10 servings
Calories 369 kcal
Author Jennie Duncan


  • 8 medium russet potatoes (about 5 lbs)
  • 1 1/2 cups mayonnaise
  • 4 tablespoons yellow mustard (or to taste)
  • 1 cup mini dill pickles (diced)
  • 1/2 tablespoons celery seed seasoning (or to taste)
  • 5 boiled eggs (peeled and diced)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper


  1. Peel and dice potatoes into bite size pieces. Place potatoes in a large pot and cover with water. Boil until potatoes are fork tender. Time will depend on how small your potato pieces are. Once cooked drain and place in a large mixing bowl.
  2. In mixing bowl with cooked potatoes add mayonnaise, yellow mustard, diced pickles, celery seed, and eggs. Gently fold together until well combined. Add salt and pepper and again gently fold until mixed in.
  3. Serve warm or keep in the fridge to serve chilled later.
Nutrition Facts
Classic Potato Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 369 Calories from Fat 225
% Daily Value*
Fat 25g38%
Saturated Fat 4g20%
Cholesterol 15mg5%
Sodium 648mg27%
Potassium 738mg21%
Carbohydrates 31g10%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 50IU1%
Vitamin C 9.9mg12%
Calcium 34mg3%
Iron 1.7mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.