Classic Potato Salad

Potatoes are a versatile food that’s easy to cook. And, salad is one of my favorite recipes for these. This classic potato salad is then worth recommending. It’s a flavorful creamy mix of potatoes, mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, red onion, chopped pickles, hard boiled eggs, paprika, chives, salt and peppers. Giving it a try, and you will fall in love with it immediately!


Classic Potato Salad

Recipe by Sandra MyersCourse: Sides, Lunch, DinnerCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy


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This classic potato salad is an appealing side dish and even a tasty full meal. To get full with it, you can eat it with chopped lettuce. Yummy!


  • 3 lb. yukon gold potatoes, chopped into 1” pieces

  • 4 hard boiled eggs, chopped

  • 1 1/2 c. mayonnaise

  • 1 small red onion, finely chopped

  • 1 tbsp. Dijon mustard

  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice

  • 1/4 c. chopped pickles

  • 1/2 tsp. paprika

  • kosher salt

  • freshly ground black pepper

  • 1/4 c. finely chopped chives

  • butterhead lettuce, for serving


  • Place potatoes in a large pot. Cover with water and season generously with salt.
  • Bring water to a boil and cook until potatoes are easily pierced with a knife, about 12 to 15 minutes.
  • Drain and let cool slightly.
  • Combine mayonnaise, red onion, Dijon mustard, lemon juice, pickles and paprika in a large bowl. Stir until well combined.
  • Fold in cooked potatoes, eggs, and chives, then season with salt and pepper. Keep in fridge until ready to serve.
  • Serve over butterhead lettuce.

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