Classic American Potato Salad

Classic American Potato Salad

Classic American Potato Salad

Potatoes USA
This American classic will be loved by everybody. Yellow potatoes mixed with mayonnaise, mustard, relish and topped with dill and parsley.
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Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 11
Calories 350 kcal


  • 4 Pounds Alsum yellow potatoes peeled, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 2 Tablespoons Kosher salt
  • 2 Tablespoons Sugar
  • 6 Tablespoons Rice wine vinegar divided
  • 1 ½ Cups Mayonnaise
  • 2 Tablespoons Yellow mustard
  • ½ Cup Green onions thinly sliced
  • ½ Cup Sweet pickle relish
  • 1 Cup Celery finely diced (⅛ inch)
  • 2 Tablespoons Dill fresh, chopped
  • ¼ Cup Parsley chopped, optional
  • 6 Hard-boiled eggs peeled, roughly chopped, optional
  • Kosher salt as needed
  • Black pepper as needed


  • Peel and chop the potatoes.
  • Soak potatoes in water, then drain and rinse the potatoes.
  • Add 2 quarts water, 2 tablespoons kosher salt, 2 tablespoons sugar, and 2 tablespoons vinegar to a large bowl. Add the potatoes to a stockpot and pour the salt, sugar & vinegar water over the potatoes. Bring to a boil over high heat.
  • Reduce to simmer, and cook, stirring occasionally, until potatoes are tender, about 10-15 minutes.
  • Drain and rinse the potatoes. Then transfer them to a rimmed baking sheet. Spread into even layer, then sprinkle with 2 tablespoons vinegar. Allow them to cool to room temperature, about 30 minutes.
  • Combine remaining vinegar, mayonnaise, mustard, green onions, relish, celery, dill, and parsley (if using), in a large bowl. Stir with a rubber spatula to combine.
  • Fold in the potatoes and chopped hard-boiled eggs (if using). Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Cover the rest in the fridge for at least 1 hour and up to 3 days before serving.


Calories: 350kcalCarbohydrates: 42gProtein: 3gFat: 21gCholesterol: 10mgSodium: 1260mgPotassium: 41mgFiber: 2gSugar: 7gVitamin C: 25mg