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    Mom's Best Potato Salad

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hr

    45 mins

    15 mins

    LOGMAN's Note:

    This is a basic Alabamian potato salad that has tested the time for many important holidays. Easy and tastes awesome, especially on the 2nd day when all the flavors mix. Can be served cold or hot (first day).

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 12

    Yield:

    bowl

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a 2" sauce pan fill with 4-6 peeled chopped potato's (about 1/2" squares).
    2. 2
      pour in larger pan and pour water about 1/2" below top of potato's.
    3. 3
      salt and pepper.
    4. 4
      Bring to boil and simmer for 5-10 min, or until potato is "fork tender".
    5. 5
      chop/dice dill pickle.
    6. 6
      dice medium onion.
    7. 7
      fine dice celery.
    8. 8
      mix 1 cup mayo and 2-3 tablespoons of regular mustard.
    9. 9
      drain potatoes in collander (don't rinse).
    10. 10
      pour hot water from eggs and let sit in cold water.
    11. 11
      peel when cooler and chop.
    12. 12
      salt and pepper dill, onion, and celery in serving bowl, mix, then GENTLY fold in potato (while hot).
    13. 13
      GENTLY mix in mayo/mustard and 4 chopped hard boiled eggs.
    14. 14
      slice 2-4 eggs to put on top of salad, salt pepper and sprinkle light with cayenne.
    15. 15
      Cover with saran wrap and let sit over night for best flavor or serve immediately.
    16. 16
      tastes great hot too.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on May 10, 2008

      55

      I make my potato salad very similar to this one. I love the addition of dill pickles rather than the sweet relish that are in so many recipes. I did put the eggs in my salad using 6 altogether. I don't like big chunks in mine, so I mash them with a fork then use my fingers to make sure they are really mashed good. I used 6 lg. potatoes too. I added a little more mayonnaise to suit my taste, as it didn't seem to have quite enough. Good to the last bite!

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    • on April 21, 2008

      55

      Delicious! Easy and quick to put together, yummy flavor! Thank you LOGMAN! Made for Pick a Chef(PAC)!

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    Nutritional Facts for Mom's Best Potato Salad

    Serving Size: 1 (119 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 12

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 149.2
     
    Calories from Fat 69
    46%
    Total Fat 7.7 g
    11%
    Saturated Fat 1.5 g
    7%
    Cholesterol 109.8 mg
    36%
    Sodium 372.8 mg
    15%
    Total Carbohydrate 15.9 g
    5%
    Dietary Fiber 1.4 g
    5%
    Sugars 2.5 g
    10%
    Protein 4.5 g
    9%

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