Real New York Potato Salad

Real New York Potato Salad Recipe

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Nikki Olschwanger


A friend gave me a cookbook her daughter edited while living in South Carolina. This is a recipe from that book. It has been a hit every time I have made it.

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1 large white onion
1/2 tsp. salt
4 large potatoes
1 cup hellman's mayonnaise
1/3 cup lemon juice ( i always use fresh lemons)
1/2 tsp. vinegar
1/4 cup sugar

How to Make Real New York Potato Salad


  • 1Boil and peel potatoes; when cool, thinly slice and salt.
  • 2Finely sliver onions. Mix together mayonnaise, lemon juice, vinegar, and sugar.
  • 3Toss potatoes and onion slices into mixture.

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About Real New York Potato Salad

Course/Dish: Potato Salads