Easy Potato Salad with Mayonnaise Dressing

Easy Potato Salad
Easy Potato Salad. J Shepherd/Photographer's Choice RF/Getty Images
Ratings (14)
  • Total: 35 mins
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Yield: 6 to 8 Servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
330 Calories
21g Fat
32g Carbs
4g Protein
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This uncomplicated potato salad recipe is prepared with diced cooked potatoes, chopped vegetables, and a simple seasoned mayonnaise dressing.


  • 3 pounds potatoes, red skinned, round white, or new potatoes
  • 1 large green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 to 2 tsp onion salt, to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery seed
  • Pepper, to taste
  • 1/3 cup cider vinegar
  • 1 cup mayonnaise

Steps to Make It

  1. Cook the cubed potatoes in boiling salted water for about 15 minutes, or just until tender.

  2. In a large bowl, combine potatoes, green pepper, and onion. Blend remaining ingredients; add to vegetables. Mix well to combine flavors.

  3. Cover and refrigerate. Chill potato salad thoroughly before serving.