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old fashioned potato salad

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Lisa Pekala
Rio Rancho, NM

I clipped this recipe from the magazine "Taste of Home" a few years ago. I make it for just about every large gathering we have. It's always a big hit because it tastes fresh.

(1 rating)
yield 6 -8
prep time 40 Min
cook time 25 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For old fashioned potato salad

  • 4 c
    potatoes, peeled, cubed and cooked
  • 3
    hard boiled eggs, chopped
  • 2
    celery ribs, thinly sliced and chopped
  • 1/4 c
    green onions, chopped
  • 1/2 c
    sour cream
  • 1/2 c
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp
    mustard (optional)
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp

How To Make old fashioned potato salad

  • 1
    Place potatoes in a saucepan and cover with water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat. Cook for 20-25 minutes or until tender; drain.
  • 2
    Place potatoes in a large bowl. Add eggs, celery and green onions.
  • 3
    In a small bowl, combine the remaining ingredients. Pour over potato mixture and toss to coat.
  • 4
    Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Garnish with paprika over the top if you'd like.