Classic Potato Salad

Classic Potato Salad

6 reviews, 4.3 star(s). 100% would make again

Ready in 45 minutes

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1 cup Real Mayonnaise
2 tablespoons Vinegar
1 1/2 teaspoons Salt
1 teaspoon Sugar
1/4 teaspoon Pepper
4 cups Potatoes; cooked
1 cup Celery; or Carrots
1/2 cup Onions; chopped
2 Eggs; Hard-cooked, chopped
1 large Tomato
2 medium Green onions

Original recipe makes 6



Combine mayonnaise, vinegar, salt, sugar and pepper. Stir in remaining ingredients (If using carrots boil them lightly for 2-5 minutes). Garnish with freshly chopped tomatoes and green onions.Cover; chill.

Makes 5 cups.

On back of Best Foods Mayonnaise jar.

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very good, i dint have tomato so i used paprika for the topping

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Very nice. Did not add any carrot, but used extra celery and halved the mayo. Also added chopped garlic chives. One for my favourite list.
Heatherferg 3y ago

Very nice and fresh flavour and easily scaled down.
Sarahll 4y ago

This was a good combination to make potato salad. Some of the things I did differently since I was low on ingredients is add yellow mustard to the mix as well as using celery seed with the chopped carrots.
BADeByrd 5y ago

5/31/10 - Rob and I both liked this one.
KathyFMoore 5y ago

[I made edits to this recipe.]
vodka0825 10y ago

1/4 cup to 1/2 a cup of mayonnaise tasted much much advice is to add a bit of mayo at a time and stop when you've reached acquired taste.
vodka0825 10y ago

This was a really nice version of Potato Salad. I used a cup of carrots instead of celery simply because I prefer them and next time I make this recipe I will use a little less mayo.
vodka0825 10y ago

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