Classic Potato Salad

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Makes:
12 servings
Yields:
12 side-dish servings
Prep:
40 mins
Chill:
6 hrs to 24 hrs
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Classic Potato Salad

Ingredients
2
pounds red and/or yellow new potatoes, quartered
1/4
teaspoon salt
1 1/4
cups mayonnaise or salad dressing
1
tablespoon yellow mustard
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon black pepper
1
cup thinly sliced celery (2 stalks)
1/3
cup chopped onion (1 small)
1/2
cup chopped sweet or dill pickles or sweet or dill pickle relish
6
hard-cooked eggs, coarsely chopped
 
Lettuce leaves (optional)
 
Paprika (optional)

Directions

  1. In a medium saucepan place potatoes, the 1/4 teaspoon salt, and enough water to cover. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 15 to 20 minutes or until just tender. Drain well; cool slightly.
  2. Meanwhile, for dressing, in a large bowl combine mayonnaise, mustard, the 1/2 teaspoon salt, and the pepper. Stir in the celery, onion, and pickles. Add the potatoes and eggs. Toss lightly to coat. Cover and chill for at least 6 hours or up to 24 hours.
  3. To serve, if desired, line a salad bowl with lettuce leaves. Transfer the potato salad to the bowl. If desired, sprinkle with paprika.
  4. Makes 12 side-dish servings.

Nutrition Facts

(Classic Potato Salad)
    Per serving:
  • 277 kcal cal.,
  • 21 g fat
  • (4 g sat. fat,
  • 10 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 6 g monounsatured fat),
  • 120 mg chol.,
  • 337 mg sodium,
  • 18 g carb.,
  • 2 g fiber,
  • 1 g sugar,
  • 5 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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