Southern Potato Salad

This Southern Potato Salad is a classic and comforting side dish, perfect for family gatherings, barbecues, or picnics. It combines tender potatoes, crunchy celery, tangy pickle relish, and a creamy dressing, all topped with a sprinkle of paprika.


5 lbs russet potatoes, peeled, cut into small cubes, and boiled until soft

4 stalks celery, chopped small and thin

¼ cup pickle relish (sweet or dill, as preferred)

4 eggs, boiled and chopped small

3 tablespoons dry onion, minced

1 ½ cups mayonnaise

1 tablespoon yellow mustard

1 teaspoon paprika, plus extra for garnish

Salt and pepper, to taste


Cook Potatoes and Eggs:

Peel, cube, and boil the potatoes until fork-tender. Drain and rinse with cold water to cool.

Boil eggs with the potatoes. Once cooked, remove shells and chop them into small pieces.

Prepare Celery:

Cut the celery stalks in half lengthwise, then slice them into small, thin pieces.

Combine Ingredients:

In a large bowl, combine the cooled potatoes, chopped eggs, celery, pickle relish, minced dry onion, mayonnaise, and yellow mustard.

Gently stir until all ingredients are well combined.

Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Sprinkle the top with paprika for garnish.


The potato salad can be served at room temperature or chilled.

For best flavor, chill in the refrigerator for a couple of hours or overnight before serving.×280&!3&btvi=3&fsb=1&dtd=10018

Enjoy this delicious Southern Potato Salad as a hearty addition to any meal. Its rich flavors and creamy texture make it a favorite for all occasions.


Weight Watchers Smart Points: 3 per serving

Nutritional Information (per serving):

Calories: 60

Total Fat: 12g

Saturated Fat: 6g

Trans Fat: 4g

Cholesterol: 34mg

Sodium: 14mg

Carbohydrates: 40g

Sugar: 8g

Protein: 10g

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