Amazing Potato Salad

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Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

I found this recipe in my Food and Wine magazine back in June 1997. The lady who created it is named Elizabeth. I have been making it this way since then. I have made it for parties and it is so liked by everyone that most people leave with the recipe. I hope you all enjoy this as much as we have. NOTE: Cook time and prep time does not include cooling times for eggs and potatoes. Don't let the amount of servings scare you, I normally reduce the amounts depending on how many people I am feeding. Just cut everything in half.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, cover the eggs with warm water and bring to a boil over high heat.
  2. Boil for 2 minutes, cover and remove from heat and let stand for 12 minutes.
  3. Drain the eggs and cool under running water.
  4. When eggs are cool, peel and refrigerate until cold.
  5. Put the potatoes in a large pot and add water to cover.
  6. Add 3 tbsps.
  7. salt and bring to a boil over high heat.
  8. Cook until potatoes are completely tender but not falling apart,about 25 minutes.
  9. Drain ad spread out on baking sheet to cool slightly.
  10. Peel the potatoes while they are still warm, then let cool.
  11. In a medium bowl, whisk the mayonnaise with the milk,mustard, vinegar, sugar and a generous pinch of salt and pepper.
  12. Thinly slice the eggs and transfer to a bowl.
  13. Cut the potatoes into chunks.
  14. In a large bowl gently mix the eggs, potatoes, onions, and celery with the dressing.
  15. Season with salt and pepper and transfer to a serving bowl.
  16. Sprinkle with paprika and chives.
  17. Note: The potato salad can be refrigerated for up to 1 day.
  18. Remove from refrigerator 1 hour before serving.
  19. Also, the eggs, potatoes, and dressing can be refrigerated separately for up to 2 days.
  20. Bring to room temperature before assembling.
Most Helpful

5 5

I scaled this back and used red potatoes. The evaporated milk is a nice touch and adds a nice creaminess. Thanks jb4, for posting. Roxygirl

5 5

I thought this recipe was excellent, different from the traditional yet delicious. Very easy to make. My family loved it, this one is certainly a keeper