Mama Iuliucci's Potato Salad

Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 30 mins

This is my mom's famous potato salad. It was also my grandmom's recipe, but she used Miracle Whip and me and my mom use mayo. This is pretty much a classic potato salad recipe...great for picnics and potlucks. I know everyone has their own favorite, but I figured I would post this anyway...maybe it will become somebody's new favorite!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Boil eggs and potatoes until potatoes are fork tender.
  2. Allow to cool until easily handled, or refrigerate for several hours or even overnight.
  3. Peel potatoes, if desired, and cut into 3/4 inch cubes; set aside.
  4. Peel and dice hard-boiled eggs.
  5. Place eggs in a large bowl and add mayo, crumbled bacon, onion, celery, parsley, salt and pepper.
  6. Stir to combine well.
  7. Add potatoes to bowl; sprinkle with bacon drippings and vinegar.
  8. Gently fold potatoes into mayo mixture until incorporated (I sometimes use my hands for this).
  9. Chill until ready to serve.


Most Helpful

Like your grandmon, I used Miracle Whip. Love the bacon in it-never had that before in potato salad. All the flavours go together so well. This is one of the best potato salads I've tried. Excellent!

cuisinebymae October 07, 2003

Out of four adults, my son and I liked this. The other two did not care for it. I make a potato salad with bacon in it, but I use green onion and add lemon pepper seasoning to it. I don't put the bacon drippings, just a pound of crumbled bacon. Over all, I felt it deserved four stars. Thanks for the recipe.

keen5 June 29, 2004

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