Yield: 10 servings

Potato Salad

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Chill Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 40 minutes

Potato Salad recipe made the old fashioned way with a few simple ingredients. One bite and you'll know why this classic dish is a hit at every holiday and potluck!


  • 3 pounds red potatoes
  • 2 green peppers
  • 1 medium onion
  • 6 hard boiled eggs
  • 30 ounce jar Hellman’s mayonnaise
  • salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Start by cooking your potatoes. I prefer to leave the skin ON, but my Grandma always liked hers peeled. Cut your potatoes into smaller chunks and place them in a large pot with enough water to cover the tops of the potatoes.
  2. Cook over high heat and bring to a boil. Once boiling, reduce heat to medium low and cover with a lid. Cook potatoes for 15 minutes or until potatoes are soft.
  3. Once the potatoes are done cooking, drain them and then dice them into small bite-sized pieces.
  4. While your potatoes are boiling, you can also make your eggs. Dice your peppers and onions. Remember, you want to dice them in very small pieces, about ¼”, thumbnail size as my mom always told me!
  5. In a large mixing bowl, mix together the diced potatoes, onions, and peppers. Stir in the diced eggs and mayonnaise.
  6. Stir everything together and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Refrigerate potato salad for at least one hour before serving, allowing the flavors to mingle and chill. Then enjoy!


  • No need to peel potatoes, unless you want to!
  • Feel free to use less mayo than my grandmother, start with half the jar, mix and add more as desired.
  • Swap out the green peppers for celery, if you prefer traditional potato salad.
  • See blog post for more recipe tips and tricks!

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 663Total Fat: 59gSaturated Fat: 10gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 48gCholesterol: 125mgSodium: 550mgCarbohydrates: 25gFiber: 2gSugar: 3gProtein: 7g

*Nutrition facts are an estimate and not guaranteed to be accurate. Please see a registered dietitian for special diet advice.

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