The Original Potato Salad Recipe

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

I found this on the back of a Hellmanns Mayonnaise jar. The only thing I changed was I added dill pickle to the recipe. This recipe is easy, quick and always a hit at parties.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cover potatoes with water in 4-quart saucepot; bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
  2. Drain and cool slightly.
  3. Combine Hellmann's® or Best Foods® Real Mayonnaise, vinegar, salt, sugar and pepper in large bowl.
  4. Add potatoes, celery, onion and eggs and toss gently.
  5. Serve chilled or at room temperature.


Most Helpful

Very tasty! I omitted the pickles as that was something my mom used to add in for dad all the time when I was young and I did not like it then. Plus my kids are not fans of pickles either and I wanted them to eat it. We normally use Miracle Whip on our potato salad so this was a nice change of pace. Thanks for sharing!

DbKnadler February 04, 2011

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