This was so simple, easy and delicious! My husband and family loved it. It's a definite keeper!
I did peel and cube my potatoes (1/2" x 1/2" x1/2") and placed them in a large pot with enough water to cover them. I brought it to a boil and cooked for 10 minutes. I drained them and placed in a serving bowl. I stirred in the onion, salt, and pepper while they were hot (this allows the potato to absorb the flavor) and let sit for about 20 mins while I mixed all other ingredients. I followed all other directions and it came out awesome! Thanks for sharing!
This is a great salad and it's close to how my grandma makes it! I only add sliced radishes to mine:) I also sometimes add chopped green peppers it depends on what I have on hand but whenever I make this it always takes me back to my childhood!
An earlier edit to the directions also accidentally changed the amount of pepper from 1/8 tsp. (as originally posted by Woaha) to 3/23 tsp. I changed the recipe back to 1/8 tsp. pepper. [I made edits to this recipe.]
I don't measure everything exactly - just like mom used to make, lol. But this is just as close to her "recipe" as I can find. (though I'm not sure how one would measure 3/23 of a tsp!)
We cut up the potatoes before boiling, though. Can't cook them as long when you do so, else they'll fall apart when stirring up the mixture.
Sorry I didn't watch the time! I used a garlic pepper grind for the seasoning instead of basic salt and pepper, about 1 1/2 tbsp. It consists of Black Peppercorns, Chopped Garlic, Sea Salt, Crushed Red Pepper, and Crushed Green Bell Peppers. Otherwise I followed exactly and it was written. Great! Just like Grandma used to make. Nice to have ready to eat in the refridgerator for an anytime snack, or to serve with any meal. The Kids loved it!
A very good basic potato salad recipe. As variations, I have added 1 to 2 teaspoons celery seeds and some finely minced cornichons (French word for gherkins). I also like to combine the egg yolks with the seasonings in the recipe. I separate the hard-cooked egg yolks from the whites. I chop the whites and add to the potatoes. I mash the yolks and stir in the mayonnaise, mustard and seasonings before adding to the potatoes. To save cooking time, potatoes can be peeled and cubed before boiling until tender in a large pot of salted water. When cooking cubed potatoes, I add 1 tablespoon of vinegar to the cooking water which helps the potatoes retain their texture rather than becoming mushy and mashed when you mix all the ingredients.