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creamy potato salad

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Debbie Sue
Southwest, FL

My husband grew up on this potato salad. His mother, got the recipe from her mother! So it's been in the family for a very long time. I hope you like it!

(2 ratings)
yield 6 to 8
method Stove Top

Ingredients For creamy potato salad

  • 2 1/2 lb
    boiled red potatoes, with the skins on
  • 1 c
    celery, cut very small
  • 2 bunch
    green onions, cut up to the green, cut very small
  • 1 c
    miracle whip, divided
  • 1 tsp
  • half and half
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2
    hard boiled eggs, sliced

How To Make creamy potato salad

  • Remove the skins from the potatoes.
    When boiled potatoes are cool enough to handle, remove the skins.
  • Cut up the potatoes,  and mix in 1/2 cup of Miracle Whip.
    Cut the potatoes into nice bite size pieces. Now coat the potatoes with 1/2 cup of Miracle Whip.
  • 3
    Mix in the chopped celery and green onion. Salt and pepper to taste.
  • 4
    In a separate bowl mix the other 1/2 cup of Miracle Whip, 1 teaspoon of sugar, and enough half and half to thin down slightly. (probably about 1/8 cup of half and half)
  • 5
    Pour on top of potatoes, and mix well. Place potato salad in a serving bowl, and top with sliced hard boiled eggs.
  • 6
    Chill until serving. Enjoy!
  • 7
    This is my absolute favorite potato salad. Thank you to my mother in law!