Cooks All-American Potato Salad

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by pamsbm

Recipe came from Cooks Illustrated, the only potato salad I make any more.

Top Review by iris5555

Trust Cooks Illustrated to have a fine recipe for potato salad. The proportions of everything were just right.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place potatoes in large saucepan and add water to cover by 1 inch.
  2. Bring to boil over medium-high heat; add 1 TB salt, reduce heat to medium, and simmer, stirring once or twice, until potatoes are tender, about 8 minutes.
  3. Drain potatoes and transfer to large bowl.
  4. Add vinegar and, using rubber spatula, toss gently to combine.
  5. Let stand until potatoes are just warm, about 20 minutes.
  6. Meanwhile, in small bowl, stir together celery, pickle relish, mayonnaise, mustard powder, celery seed, parsley, pepper, red onion, and 1/2 tsp salt.
  7. Using rubber spatula, gently fold in dressing and eggs, if using, into potatoes.
  8. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until chilled, about 1 hour; serve.

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