Southern Potato Salad

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by futuredude

A most excellent recipe passed down from my grandmother and mother, a great treat all summer long. We make this whenever we BBQ. There are never any leftovers!

Top Review by Sharon123

Easy and delicious! My first time mixing the mashed yolk with the mayonnaise. Thanks!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook potatoes in covered pot with boiling water 40 minutes or until tender; drain and cool.
  2. Peel potatoes and cut into small pieces.
  3. Separate egg whites from the yolks. Chop egg whites.
  4. In a large bowl, stir together potato, egg whites, 1/2 tsp salt and green onions.
  5. Using a fork, mash the yolks in a small bowl; add in mayo, pickle relish, mustard, and pepper; stirring until well blended.
  6. Gently stir yolk mixture into potato mixture; adjust seasoning to taste with salt and pepper.
  7. Cover and chill 2 hours (it is even better if you can chill this overnight and serve the next day).
  8. Sprinkle with Paprika before serving.

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