Grandma's Famous Potato Salad

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 20 mins

My grandmother's famous P.S. The trick is to use more sour cream than mayo--gives a super creamy texture, not like supermarket deli potato salad. I add extra parsley and a splash of lemon juice, and I leave out the pimentos. Great to bring to BBQs.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut potatoes into cubes about 1 inch squares.
  2. Boil potatoes until soft, but NOT MUSHY!
  3. Let cool, while mixing all ingredients except the mayonnaise.
  4. Blend in mayo last.
  5. Pour mixture over potatoes and lightly toss.
  6. Refrigerate before serving.


Most Helpful

This is a great recipe, very creamy. I had rave reviews when I first served it. The only things I have changed which have definitely improved the taste is I use honey dijon mustard, Italian parsley & add hard boiled eggs to mine.

Anne V. July 31, 2009

Very good, but too tart. I would cut the relish back a little. Also left out the pimiento, loved the flavor of the sour cream, it really made it creamy, I would make it again, but with half the relish.

dragonpawz May 10, 2009

Great recipe! The sour cream really adds a special flavor to it. I left out the pimientos, but added some chopped red bell pepper for color, as well as little green peas. In my family it's not potato salad unless it's got peas!

Mirj January 10, 2002

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