Your potato salad recipe is almost like the one I make. The next day I put it all together. God is good. Your email address will not be published. I hope you’ll do it today. I didn’t even try to make potato salad for years because because mine never turned out good. I have come to recognize that there are as many ways to make potato salad as there are chicken and dressing. Thank you for all of your support and I do hope you’ll visit with us again… real soon. My potatoes have a tendency of getting too soft, so I love the way you start with the water already boiling, I have always put the potatoes in the water and heated it to a boil, and you can get very mixed results like that. Before I even get started in this recipe for Potato Salad, I’d like to introduce you to two of my favorite cousins. Being my first potato salad, I managed this recipe by guessing four potatoes worth but don't think I got it right. I enjoy reading it. Made this last night - It was the best! -Steve, Hi Steve, It’s much easier to add more salt or pepper, than it is to try to cover up or remove too much. Now I have a craving for potato salad! Keep up the good work. It’s just that good. Have been known to slice some green onions, including the stems, for a little color. Hi Steve. The Poblano pepper is not hot and has less water content than a bell pepper. This recipe was my mom’s and the one that I have made most of my life. Hi Paula, I do hope you’ll try the addition of the peppers in your next batch of potato salad. Stir in … Add about 1/2 Tablespoon of Salt to the water. Thanks so much for your weekly message of cheer and peacefulness…I always my pleasure. Potato Salad Ingredients: Alright, let’s talk ingredients! I do hope you’ll give it a try, and of course, I do hope you like it as much as I do. You want the potatoes to reach just the point to where they are tender, but not falling apart. I reduced the eggs by one. © Copyright 2020, Our Top 20 Most Cherished Christmas Cookies, Make-Ahead Breakfast Minis to Save Your Mornings, 15 Classic Sandwiches That Make Lunch Legendary, 14 Nights of Dinner Ideas All Under $2 Per Serving, 15 No-Yeast Breads for Quick and Easy Baking, 10 Easy Christmas Cookies for Once-a-Year Bakers, 10 Chicken Stew Recipes That Make for Comforting Dinners, 10 Leftover Turkey Meals to Freeze for Quick Weeknight Dinners, 16 Mom-Approved Christmas Cookies to Sweeten the Season, 18 Spicy Korean Recipes That Showcase Gochujang Chile Paste, Nutrition Info. Of course, to me, what made hers special was her homemade sweet pickles that she always would put in it. Great recipe!! I followed the recipe except I doubled everything except the eggs, only used 6 eggs, added 2T. Follow our step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe to make this Southern Style Potato Salad, just like my Mama always made. Hi Shirley, I’m a day late, but a very Happy Birthday to you. Smile. But never sweet pickles or bell pepper. I realize the recipe is flexible, but I'm new at it and a solid recipe to start from would be appreciated. Meet my cousins: Carolyn and Agnes. She’d end up cutting them into all different shapes by the time she was finished. She used Hunt’s tomato sauce and paste and along with seasonings like salt, pepper, onion, and garlic she always used Lawry’s Seasoned Salt. In a large bowl, combine the potatoes, eggs, celery, sweet relish, garlic, mustard, mayonnaise and salt and pepper. They will continue to cook after you drain them. Then waited for the potatoes to get just warm and tossed them with the dressing. So, if you’re ready to give one of our family favorites a try, let’s get in the kitchen, boil some water, and… Let’s Get Cooking! We played together as youngsters, and going to their house was one of my favorite places. Add potatoes and cook until tender but still firm, about 15 minutes; drain and chop. Thanks for stopping by today. Be Blessed!!! Rinse and scrub the potatoes. Yes, we’re going to peel them and discard the peelings, but I just feel better knowing I’ve rinsed the dirt and anything else off of them first. SIMPLY DELIGHTFUL - my family raved over it! cider vinegar and a tblspn of sugar when mixing. Bring a medium pot of water to a … Thank you for your visit today. Boiled and peeled eggs will keep in the refrigerator for up to a week, so this is one step you can do ahead of time if desired. You DO want to be consistent with the size of the pieces. I googled recipes to see if I could find hers, and here it is! Drain the potatoes, place in large mixing bowl. Be Blessed!!! Will have to try that. Be Blessed!!! He would’ve been 110 on the 9th of this month had he lived. They’re the perfect taste and texture, just like the potato salad you know and love. I just brought it back to the forefront for Independence Day. Be Blessed!!! Add the bell pepper, onion, eggs, pickles. Printable recipe included. Add comma separated list of ingredients to include in recipe. I always appreciate your visits and do hope you’ll stop by again… real soon. I had already boiled these and peeled them the day before. I really appreciate it. I’d been wanting to ask for sometime, but just never got one of those “around to it” moments to ask her. But I have some white russets I need to use up, so I’ll make this very soon. I appreciate you taking the time to share your comments and do hope you’ll stop by again… real soon. Sent a prayer their way, and for your nephew and for you. My kids, who hate onions, gobbled it down even with the red onions clearly visible. His food was much like I see and have tried from your emails. This is a winner! Thanks for sharing Steve. Thank you. This is the time the salt will absorb best into the potatoes for added flavor. That’s so sad to me, because we have lost a lot of good old recipes that way. I also added some of the sweet pickle juice. cider vinegar and about 2 tsp. I like my banana pudding that way too but I can eat both of them cold if I have to!! SOUTHERN POTATO SALAD RECIPE. Do not overcook them otherwise they will get … Place the drained potatoes in a large mixing bowl. Required fields are marked *, Rate this recipe My Mother’s people from Tennessee never used mustard. -Steve. I'm sure it would have been great just following it as it is, but I made some alterations and it turned out wonderful too. You could easily half that, but why would you want to? Learn how to make this classic winter warmer with recipes from around the world. Smile. It is a potluck must and the only recipe for potato salad you need. Thank you for taking the time to share your comments and for your visit today. We like our potato salad chilled so I boiled the potatoes, skin on and then refrigerated them overnight. It will be “all gone”; all you will have left is an empty bowl! She used sweet pickles, but I’m lazy that way. Mama always held the potatoes in her hands as she sliced them. Thank you for posting this recipe. I cherish them all. My Daddy was an old man when I was born but he made the best food I can recall tasting. Steve, wouldn’t it be easier to mix the dressing separate and then fold it in to the potatoes? I usually use 2 or 3 big pinches of regular table salt. I like to let cold running water flow gently over the potatoes to help stop the cooking process even quicker. So sorry to hear of your cousins passing. Potato salad was one of the few recipes I sat still long enough as a young girl to learn how my mother made it, and for that, I am very grateful. Gently mix together and serve warm. I’ll be looking forward to seeing you add your name to our list. Hope you are doing well…P.S. Southern Potato Salad is super creamy with a blend of mayonnaise and mustard, hard-boiled eggs, sweet onion, sweet pickle relish, and celery. My Daddy raised me till he died when I was 11 and then I went to my Momma’s to live. I’ve tried the spoon on top of the pot trick and it does seem to work. Jun 3, 2019 - Southern Potato Salad is super creamy with a blend of mayonnaise and mustard, hard-boiled eggs, sweet onion, sweet pickle relish, and celery. Next time I will cut the mustard to 1 or 1.5 TBSpoons. I do have to admit that I have never tasted a potato salad I didn’t like, but this remains my favorite. I didn’t mention anything above about the eggs. Follow the basics, then adjust the flavors to suit your own tastes. Place a large sauce pot, filled about 3/4ths full with water, on your stove top. Never have put green pepper in before, looks good, my mom used celery with onions and eggs. Southern Style Potato Salad Potato salad reminds me so much of my Mama. This recipe is no exception. My husband was always bragging about his mama’s potato salad. It’s my pleasure to share the recipes. May need to add a little more mayonnaise the next day. Be Blessed!!! My mouth is watering now. Blessings for the week. Is this the same recipe? My Mom who has passed, made it the same way. I do appreciate your comments and I hope you’ll stop by again… real soon. Happy Thanksgiving! Fill the pot with cold water until it … Seve it warm - or let it sit in the fridge overnight - YOUR CHOICE. I prefer the taste of the sweet pickles so don’t know how I would like the dills. It’s better if it can sit in the ‘frig over night! Printable recipe included. This Southern salad has the classic elements of yellow mustard and pickle relish, plus a dash of hot sauce. Everyone has their preferences when it comes to potato salad...no celery...no eggs..extra pickles...warm..cold...etc. I’ve made five pounds in the recipe below. Hi Kathy, You’re right about all the different versions of both potato salad and chicken salad, but that’s what makes trying other folks versions so much fun. A traditional Southern potato salad is made with russet potato, mayo, yellow mustard, hard-boiled eggs, celery, sweet onion, scallions, vinegar, and sweet relish, topped with a bit of paprika! Hi Danitra, Thank you so very much for your kind compliments on our website. Mom would separate the eggs (white part of the egg chopped and the yolks smashed and mixed with the mustard) and then added to the salad. finly chopped onions, and about a 1T of dried dill- I also used peeled baking potatoes, boiled them till firm but knife went through, drained them, cut them in half, let them cool for a min, Then cut them in fairly good chunks, added the potatoes to the other things, lightly tossed and put in the freezer for 10 mins or so to chill the potatoes so they would not get mushy or break up. I enjoy your Monday mornin news and look forward to checking out the recipe of the day. When the big Family Reunion decided to publish a family cookbook of recipes back in 1999, Potato Salad like this wasn’t included. Very good! Hi Walt, Thank you for your kind words and for being a subscriber to our Newsletter. Otherwise the same! If you need, or prefer to, just lay them on a cutting board and cut them up that way. I do hope you’ll give our Potato Salad recipe a try. Packed with onions, celery, sour cream, and bacon, this dish is sure to send your taste buds on a ride. Cut the potatoes into 1 1/2" to 2" chunks (with the peel left on). About 10 minutes. I chopped one dill pickle as I was out of relish. The pimento, I think, is an Alabama thing. Top potato salad without eggs recipes and other great tasting recipes with a healthy slant from SparkRecipes.com. Thank you for your comments on our Southern Potato Salad recipe. She makes some really awesome cakes. I might give this a try on my family and see if they will like it as well as my mom’s version. I was able to cut the taste a bit by adding a little sugar. Smile. This tastes even better after the flavors have a chance to meld together in the fridge. Be Blessed!!! Glad your friends are home. Love your recipes. Plus, perfect for BBQ suppers. This guide to cooking roast beef will help you create a flavorful, moist, and tender roast. To make this Southern potato salad recipe, you will need: Potatoes: I prefer buttery Yukon Gold potatoes for this recipe, but Russets or red potatoes would also work well too. How cool is that? I’m glad you have your moms recipe for making her potato salad. Hi Dolores, Thank you for your kind words. If you get too ambitious here, you’ll end up smashing the potatoes and end up with mashed potatoes instead of potato salad. I’ve never had certain things just like he prepared them and the taste was never there. The signup box is below and you’ll also find one in the top right hand corner of each page. All the northerners in my family request this dish for all family get to gathers. Oh how I love potato salad. But, who knows, it might be good too. This is the same way I make my potato salad except never put any pepper in. Be Blessed!!! I prefer the dill pickles, too! ★☆ Place the uncovered bowl in your refrigerator to cool down while you prep the other vegetables. This is real southern cuisine. Place eggs in a saucepan and cover with cold water. -Steve. I appreciate your visit and trust you’ll stop by again… real soon. I printed out the original recipe but I’m too tired to go looking for it now. Hi Steve! The kind that the you use more mustard than mayo. Amount is based on available nutrient data. Tonight I made it for my family for Thanksgiving and they loved it. As mentioned, I always thought Mama made the best potato salad. I followed the recipe except I doubled everything except the eggs, only used 6 eggs, added 2T. Perfect for church dinners, picnics, and so much more. I think Agnes makes about 10 pounds at a time for the Cousins Reunion each year. Wish they had Dukes where I lived ! This simple southern-style potato salad is as easy as 1, 2, 3! You’ve brought good memories to my mind. Made a few adaptations to try for a ramped up taste. Happy Thanksgiving to you and the family. This potato salad is much requested and a favorite of mine. I usually add chopped olives, both green and black if I have them in the cupboard, and of course I skip the sugar, but otherwise, it’s all the same as Steve’s. Well that looks really worth a try. I forgot to say in my previous comment, that I always use Duke’s also. I’ll have to try that soon. Thank you for your visits and be sure to stop by again… real soon. Whether you use a paring knife or a potato peeler, just be careful. Cousin Agnes will be dearly missed. Empty your potatoes into a colander, and let them drain. I use brown mustard and add a little bit of horseradish. I followed the advice in the review by Retired Cook. Bring to a … Maybe you’ll get to try our version soon. When you’ve got it mixed, taste the potato salad and add more salt, mustard, relish, mayo or anything else you think it might need. Great recipe! Just saying. Hi Corlethia, I’m sorry you’re not able to find the Duke’s Mayonnaise locally. And, should you ever decide that you are no longer interested, it’s even quicker to unsubscribe. -Steve. Gotta listen to a lady who's been making southern potato salad for 50 years! I say “alas” because my mother is a little bit of this, and a little bit of that, and my personal favorite, “you know, honey, till it LOOKS right” kind of cook. Mix the dressing separately from the potatoes and eggs and then toss and you can't go wrong. -Steve. She’d make it almost every Sunday for dinner for the family and friends. She didn’t put pickles but did use use mustard. Mother used chopped dill pickles, dry mustard, onion, mayo and a splash of pickle juice. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption. I like to always wash my vegetables before using them. Naturally, I always thought Mama’s was the best. I’m glad you use that Dukes mayo. Please keep it going, as I know we all love hearing from you. Just remember, all comments are moderated. If you’ll taste some of the larger pieces for softness, then the smaller pieces will take care of themselves. Thank you! Like other folks I also put in celery and green onions and a little red bell pepper for color and Best Foods mayo or Hellman’s as it’s known east of the Mississippi. Be Blessed!!! Then I tried your recipe originally published and it was fantastic. Add the mustard, sugar, salt, black pepper, and mayo. Keep doing what you are doing! Season with salt and pepper as you will, it is the finest, home-style potato salad I have ever made. I’m glad you found Taste of Southern. I’m thankful for your support. I used Yukon Gold potatoes for their buttery, creamy texture. Thanks for the recipe. I had to scoop out some of the water once I added the potatoes, the pot almost ran over. Also like to use a red onion for color and a milder taste. Start by peeling the potatoes … I’ll send you an Email every once in awhile to remind you when I post a new recipe, or when anything else of importance is going on around Taste of Southern. With a low carb lifestyle I haven’t made her potato salad in a long time. Hi Steve: Can’t wait to try this recipe for Potato Salad. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Gently stir everything together until potatoes are coated. See if you can taste the salt in them, if not, add a little more salt. My mom has since passed but I still make her potato salad (which is almost identical to your recipe). Olive sweet pickle cubes rather than relish. Tags: Duke's Mayonnaise, made from scratch, potato salad, side dishes, southern potato salad, southern style potato salad, Steve Gordon, Taste of Southern. I left the skin on the potatoes...healthy & yummy. Just saying. If you enjoyed this article, subscribe to receive more just like it. At our Cousins Reunion last year, (2016) I finally cornered Agnes and asked her to tell me how she made the Potato Salad that always brings back great memories for me. Love potato salad. Good morning from California. It’s totally free, and super easy to sign up. Grab a large spoon, and dip down to the bottom of the bowl. Will try it with the peppers next time. Hey Steve, I have to say your potato salad recipe is just like what I make, down to the pouring some of the pickle juice in and always Dukes. Use Russet Potatoes for Instant Pot Potato Salad. As always, you continue to provide my Monday morning “great news”…much better that any network or newspaper! Also, they should be tender, but not soft. I appreciate your visit and trust you’ll stop by again… real soon. Have a Blessed day. I love good potato salad and especially with BBQ. I peeled and cubed potatoes and nuked them in the microwave (put in a plastic bowl covered potatoes with water covered 3/4 of bowl with plastic wrap and set for 10 minutes took out and drained in colander) instead of boiling. You saved Southern Potato Salad to your. By the way, this is only a part of what this recipe made. I also had to take some potato salad out of the bowl before adding the relish as I had a couple who didn’t like pickles. Cut them into cubes or chunks about 3/4 of a inch in size. #allrecipes #saladrecipes #salads #saladideas #seasonalsalads #vegetables Mustard potato salad. -Steve. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. You’ll want to make this YOUR recipe. I appreciate you being a subscriber to the Newsletter and for your support. This is the only recipe I will ever use again. 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