Woods Family Potato Salad

Try this Woods Family Potato Salad recipe, or contribute your own. "Vegetables" and "Side Dish" are two tags used to describe Woods Family Potato Salad.

(4.7, 40) 97% would make again

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Yield: 10 Ready in 1 hour

Cuisine: American   Main Ingredient: Potatoes


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It's a delicious recipe, but not enough mayo for all the potatoes so I added about 1/2 a cup more. The eggs really made the dish more flavorful. I hadn't tried using eggs until the recipe, thanks!
Phungk , 3 years ago
my super picky husband who doesnt eat potato salad loves it and went back for seconds!! kids love it too yummy, new staple in the buchanan household!! thank you
Knbuchanan731 , 3 years ago
This was great! Put in olives, And used sweet gherkins pickles instead of relish, and it came out very nice!
Scott_sterling , 3 years ago
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!
Jrnation88fan2 , 3 years ago
This was off the hook. I'm not a cook so when I do I use recipes. My family enjoyed it. I added in a packet of onion seasoning. If brought the flavor out more. Great recipe!
Lakisha21 , 3 years ago
Very good. Everyone loved it!
Buddercup , 3 years ago
Made this for the family on Mothers day and my wife said it was the best she'd ever had. Very good recipe.
Jeromerome , 3 years ago
love it
pamelaainsworth , 3 years ago
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!
Sillasmiles , 4 years ago
I liked this recipe. I made it today and it came out good, even though I forgot to buy the sweet relish..but it came out good anyway
MizzTata , 5 years ago
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.]
sgrishka , 5 years ago
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.
mermaiden , 5 years ago
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! Rick
rickpell , 5 years ago
Very Good ... Will be making again for Labor Day
forgottenbetty , 5 years ago
Very good, would be great for a picnic.
natraps , 5 years ago
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.
sgrishka , 7 years ago
Superb photo -- thanks for sharing it!
stevemur , 7 years ago
[I made edits to this recipe.]
Woaha , 7 years ago
This is an excellent salad to go with an outdoor BBQ. Our family loves to serve this with Hamburgers or Brauts.
Woaha , 7 years ago
[I posted this recipe.]
Woaha , 7 years ago
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