Everyone needs a go-to potato salad recipe, and this one is mine! The dressing is the perfect combination of tangy vinegar and creamy mayonnaise, with the zip of coarse ground Dijon mustard thrown in for good measure. The peas add great flavor and color, and the red potatoes have a great firm texture with no peeling required. In a word? Perfection.

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Homemade potato salad ingredients

Here is what you need:

2 pounds red potatoes
1 bag frozen peas, rinsed and drained
1 bunch green onions
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1 1/2 tablespoon brown mustard
1 tablespoon cider vinegar
1 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
2 tablespoons fresh parsley (optional)
1 teaspoon mustard seed (optional)
 
 

Chop green onions and set aside

Step 1: Chop green onions; set aside. Chop parsley, if using; set aside. Place potatoes in large pot; cover with heavily salted water. Bring water to boil and boil for 15 minutes. Drain potatoes and set aside until cooled.

Mix mayo, mustard, seasoning, and green onions together in a bowl

Step 2:  In small bowl, mix mayonnaise, mustard, vinegar, salt, pepper, green onions, parsley, and mustard seed; set aside.

Chop cooked potatoes into bite sized pieces

Step 3: Cut potatoes into bite-sized chunks.

Mix potatoes into the creamy salad mixture and chill

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Step 4: In large bowl, mix potatoes, peas, and mayonnaise mixture; refrigerate 1-2 hours, until chilled.

 

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Best Ever Homemade Potato Salad

Nothing says summer like a homemade potato salad. This recipe is my all time favorite!
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword Homemade Potato Salad
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Chill Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Author Ruth Soukup

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds red potatoes
  • 1 bag frozen peas rinsed and drained
  • 1 bunch green onions
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon brown mustard
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley optional
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seed optional

Instructions

  1. Chop green onions; set aside. Chop parsley, if using; set aside. Place potatoes in large pot; cover with heavily salted water. Bring water to boil and boil for 15 minutes. Drain potatoes and set aside until cooled.
  2. In a small bowl, mix mayonnaise, mustard, vinegar, salt, pepper, green onions, parsley, and mustard seed; set aside.
  3. Cut potatoes into bite-sized chunks.
  4. In a large bowl, mix potatoes, peas, and mayonnaise mixture; refrigerate 1-2 hours, until chilled.

 

 

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