How to Make Potato Salad

by Kimmara Jackson

This side dish goes well with fried or baked chicken, holiday poultry, and any grilled or smoked meat (grilled hotdogs included). Great for summer cook outs!


  • 4-6 russet, red, or yellow potatoes
  • Mayo or miracle whip (I use Duke's)
  • Green onion
  • Yellow mustard
  • Sweet pickle relish
  • 2 eggs
  • Large bowl
  • Mixing spoon
  • Plastic wrap
  • Potato peeler
  • Celery
  • Cutting board
  • Knife
  • Large pot
  • Colander or strainer
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Rinse all potatoes in cool water

    Step 2

    Peel potatoes until all skin is gone

    Step 3

    Cut potatoes into bite sized chunks

    Step 4

    Place in pot with enough water to cover and salt to taste. Add a whole raw egg to boil while cooking potatoes.

    Step 5

    Dice green onions

    Step 6

    Chop celery

    Step 7

    Bring potatoes and egg(s) to boil over medium heat until potatoes are tender.

    Step 8

    Strain off water . Peel and chop hard boiled eggs.

    Step 9

    Add potatoes to bowl and top with green onion, celery, peeled and chopped hard boiled eggs, mustard, mayo, and sweet relish to taste.

    Step 10

    Stir mixture until all ingredients are well mixed. Cover with plastic wrap Place in fridge for 1 hour and serve cold, unless your family or guests like warm potato salad (and some people do!) Enjoy!