Not-Your-Typical Potato Salad

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by gemini jodi

I HATE mayonnaise. In every single potato salad I've seen at summer potlucks, they all have more than too much mayo. So, I took a "French" potato salad recipe from the Joy of Cooking & personalized it. Not a bit of mayo in here at all... I usually double the recipe, we eat it warm right away and chilled for the next day or so. I don't love olive oil when it's chilled, so I usually let the salad sit at room temperature for a bit until the viniagrette warms to a normal consistency.

Top Review by Sydney Mike

Definitely a different take on potato salad, & very satisfying, at that! Took this as part of my contribution to a recent neighborhood potluck & it was well received! Even had to give a copy of the recipe to several of them, so that says a lot! Thanks for sharing it! [Made & reviewed for one of my adopted chefs in this Spring's Pick A Chef event]

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Boil potatoes in salted water for 20-25 minutes or until tender when poked with a fork.
  2. Cube potatoes while still warm into large mixing bowl.
  3. Whisk all remaining ingredients except celery in small bowl or cruet to make viniagrette.
  4. Pour viniagrette over warm potatoes, add celery & toss gently.
  5. Serve any temperature you prefer: warm, room temperature or slightly chilled.

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