This old fashioned potato salad recipe will bring you straight back in time to that childhood picnic when Grandma brought her famous potato salad! It’s amazing how certain tastes can take you right back in time. Grab this one, it’s a keeper!
If you are looking for some amazing comfort food in the form of old fashioned recipes then this old fashioned potato salad recipe takes the cake! It’s amazing and I’ll give you fair warning that you will not want to stop eating it. Bring it to your next potluck or picnic and share the goodness with your friends. Or don’t. You can keep it all to yourself if you must. Need to use up those potatoes that are sprouting in the closet? Yeah, this recipe is great for that too.
Old Fashioned Potato Salad Ingredients
5 lb bag of Potatoes
4-5 Stalks of Celery
1 Large Sweet Onion
5-6 Large Hard Boiled Eggs
1-2 cups Mayonnaise
½-1 cup Sweet Relish
1.) Wash potatoes and place in large pot. Gently boil potatoes whole with the skin on.
2.) Boil potatoes for 8 to 12 minutes or until they are tender when pierced with a fork.
3.) Strain potatoes and allow them to cool. Once cool enough to touch, peel off the skin. You may leave the skin on if you prefer. Allow potatoes to cool entirely. You can speed up the process by placing them in the fridge.
4.) Wash celery stalks and cut into thin slices.
5.) Dice sweet onion into small pieces.
6.) Chop hard boiled eggs into one inch pieces.
7.) Once potatoes are cool, dice them into 1 inch pieces and add them to a large mixing bowl.
8.) Add mayonnaise, relish and spices. You may add more or less depending on your own individual tastes. Gently stir into the potatoes. Don’t stir too much or you’ll break apart the potatoes.
9.) Add sliced celery, diced sweet onion and chopped egg. Stir into potato salad.
10.) Allow potato salad to rest in fridge for at least one hour before serving.
This old fashioned potato salad recipe will quickly become a go-to, house favorite recipe. It’s potato salad just like grandma made it with all the flavorful goodness you expect from a great potato salad.
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