Classic Potato Salad

Total Time
15 mins
0 mins

A classic, simple potato salad that can be thrown together in minutes or made a day ahead! A comfort-food treat for all ages, and easy to change to your preferences (I leave out the eggs for my sister; you could add celery or onion in step 3 or use specialty mustard or vinegar).

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  1. Mix mayonnaise, mustard, and pickle relish until uniform in color and texture.
  2. Add vinegar, sugar, salt, and celery seed and mix thoroughly.
  3. Pour sauce over potatoes and eggs; mix gently until potatoes and eggs are evenly coated. (I suggest adding the sauce half at a time so that you can add only enough to coat the potatoes and not have soupy salad!).
  4. Put potato salad into serving bowl and garnish as desired with sprinkled paprika (to taste), reserved slices of egg, etc.
  5. Store in refrigerator for up to 2 days; serve cold.
  6. This recipe may be made vegan by omitting eggs and substituting vegan mayonnaise.