How to Make Classic Southern Potato Salad

This is a classic southern potato salad perfect for any summer cookout. A definite crowd pleaser.

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How to Make Classic Southern Potato Salad Recipe
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Start with a 5 pound bag of potatoes

Start with a 5 pound bag of potatoes

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Peel

Peel

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3
Rinse potatoes in cool water

Rinse potatoes in cool water

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Cut in to medium to large sized chunks (Too small will cook too fast and too large won't cook through)

Cut in to medium to large sized chunks (Too small will cook too fast and too large won't cook through)

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Place in a pot and fill will water until about and inch over the potatoes. Add salt to water.

Place in a pot and fill will water until about and inch over the potatoes. Add salt to water.

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Place on burner until boiling. Add eggs to water to hard boil.

Place on burner until boiling. Add eggs to water to hard boil.

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When potatoes are "fork tender" they are done.

When potatoes are "fork tender" they are done.

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Drain and cool then refrigerate until potatoes are thoroughly chilled. I'm leaving mine overnight.

Drain and cool then refrigerate until potatoes are thoroughly chilled. I'm leaving mine overnight.

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Finely chop one stalk of celery

Finely chop one stalk of celery

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Finely chop 1/4 onion

Finely chop 1/4 onion

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Roughly chop 3 hard boiled eggs

Roughly chop 3 hard boiled eggs

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Add those ingredients to bowl of potatoes

Add those ingredients to bowl of potatoes

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Add 2 heaping spoonfuls of dill pickle relish

Add 2 heaping spoonfuls of dill pickle relish

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Swirl mustard around. About 2 tablespoons if you want to measure

Swirl mustard around. About 2 tablespoons if you want to measure

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2 cups of mayo

2 cups of mayo

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Fold all ingredients in until well incorporated. This part is messy. Add salt and pepper to taste. Chill and serve.

Fold all ingredients in until well incorporated. This part is messy. Add salt and pepper to taste. Chill and serve.

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