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Classic Potato Salad

No matter how busy summer gets, you still have time for this cookout classic. Potato salad recipes are easy when you start with Simply Potatoes®.


  • 2 packages Simply Potatoes® Diced Potatoes with Onion
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 cups mayonnaise or salad dressing
  • 1/4 cup yellow mustard
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 cups chopped celery
  • 1 medium red or green bell pepper, chopped (optional)
  • hard boiled eggs*, peeled, chopped


1. In 2 1/2 quart microwave-safe casserole dish** combine Simply Potatoes and water.*** Cover; microwave on HIGH 10 to 12 minutes or until Simply Potatoes are tender. Drain water.

2. Meanwhile in large bowl whisk together mayonnaise, mustard, vinegar, salt and pepper until smooth. Add cooked potatoes, celery, red pepper and chopped eggs. Stir gently. Refrigerate 1 hour to blend flavors.

Tips & Substitutions:

* To prepare hard boiled eggs, place eggs in 3 quart saucepan. Cover eggs with cold water. Bring water to a boil. Reduce heat to low. Simmer 15 minutes; drain water. Add cold water to saucepan. Let stand 5 minutes. Drain; peel and chop eggs.

** A 9-inch square baking dish can be used for a 2 ½ quart casserole baking dish.

*** Place 1 package Simply Potatoes® Diced Potatoes with Onion in a medium saucepan with 1/2 cup water. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to medium-low and cover. Cook about 10 minutes or until potatoes are just tender.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/20th of recipe
Calories 222; Total Fat 19g; Saturated Fat 3g; Cholesterol 72mg; Sodium 437mg; Carbohydrate 10g; Dietary Fiber 1g; Protein 3g

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Reviewed by Carol P
on 02/07/2013
Quick, easy and tastes so good!!!





35 min

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