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

How to Make Real New York Potato Salad


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

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About Real New York Potato Salad

Course/Dish: Potato Salads

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