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my mom's potato salad

(4 ratings)
Recipe by
Zelda Hopkins
Webb City, MO

My Mom always made her potato salad this way. It was simple and to the point but it was always good and always better the longer it set. I wanted to share part of my Mother with Cindy and her husband. It was a tribute to my Mother. Hope you like it.

(4 ratings)
yield serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For my mom's potato salad

  • 5 lb
  • 1 lg
  • 8 lg
  • 1 jar
    pickles, sweet, dill, or bread n butter
  • 1/2 jar
    miracle whip or mayo
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1/4 c
  • 1 Tbsp

How To Make my mom's potato salad

  • 1
    Peel potatoes and boil for approximately 25 minutes. [we used white but you can use your choice] Boil eggs for 5 minutes, let cool then peel. Chop onion and 5 pickles. Mash potatoes and add onion and 6 eggs. Mix together miracle whip, vinegar, sugar, mustard, and milk. Then mix in potato mixture. Add slices of eggs to top for decoration. [taste mixture of dressing to see if it is to your liking, if not adjust to your taste]