Perfect Potato Salad Recipe With Eggs

Perfect Potato Salad Recipe With Eggs

The Spruce / Julia Hartbeck

Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 40 mins
Total: 60 mins
Servings: 6 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
420 Calories
31g Fat
30g Carbs
8g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 6
Amount per serving
Calories 420
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 31g 39%
Saturated Fat 5g 27%
Cholesterol 120mg 40%
Sodium 904mg 39%
Total Carbohydrate 30g 11%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Protein 8g
Calcium 67mg 5%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

If it's already good, why mess with a classic potato salad? Such is the thought on any recipe that is just the way you like it. Brown mustard adds a kick, and the fresh crunch of celery and onion ensure you'll be coming back for more.

Ingredients

  • 6 medium russet (Idaho) potatoes (about 2 pounds, peeled or unpeeled)
  • 1 teaspoon salt, for cooking potatoes
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 3/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped flat leaf parsley, plus more for garnish if desired
  • 3 hard boiled eggs, chopped; plus more eggs for garnish if desired
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons brown mustard
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • To Garnish: additional slices of hard boil egg, parsley, freshly ground black pepper

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

    Perfect Potato Salad Recipe With Eggs ingredients

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  2. Cook the potatoes in boiling, salted water until tender, 30 to 40 minutes.

    Cook the potatoes in boiling, salted water

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  3. Drain, cool, slice, and place in a large bowl.

    drain and cut the potatoes into small pieces

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  4. Add the remaining ingredients to the potatoes in the bowl.

    potato salad ingredients in a bowl

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  5. Gently but thoroughly toss to mix well. Garnish with additional egg, parsley, and ground pepper if desired.

    Perfect Potato Salad Recipe With Eggs

    The Spruce / Julia Hartbeck

Tip

  • May be made up to two days ahead and kept in the refrigerator.