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Classic Potato Salad

Classic Potato Salad

Jennie Duncan
This recipe was passed down from my mother and my all time favorite potato salad recipe. This Classic Potato Salad will need to be at your next grill out or picnic!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Side, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 10 servings
Calories 369 kcal


  • 8 medium russet potatoes (about 5 lbs)
  • 1 ½ cups mayonnaise
  • 4 tablespoons yellow mustard (or to taste)
  • 1 cup mini dill pickles (diced)
  • ½ tablespoons celery seed seasoning (or to taste)
  • 5 boiled eggs (peeled and diced)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper


  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Serve warm or keep in the fridge to serve chilled later.


Calories: 369kcalCarbohydrates: 31gProtein: 4gFat: 25gSaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 15mgSodium: 648mgPotassium: 738mgFiber: 2gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 50IUVitamin C: 9.9mgCalcium: 34mgIron: 1.7mg
Keyword Classic Potato Salad, potato salad
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