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potato salad with egg slices on top in a white bowl and potatoes in background

Homestyle Potato Salad

This Homestyle Potato Salad recipe comes straight from Mom's recipe box. Tender chunks of potatoes and eggs covered in creamy dressing is tried and true and a hit at any gathering!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword potato salad, Side, Side Dish
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 10
Calories 236kcal
Author Echo Blickenstaff



  • Boil potatoes with peel on for about 40 minutes until potatoes are tender, but still firm.  If you are using red potatoes, boil 25-30 minutes.
  • Peel and dice potatoes and 6 eggs.  
  • Add salt and pepper and toss.
  • Mix remaining ingredients separately and fold into potato mixture.
  • Slice remaining 2 eggs and layer on top of salad. Sprinkle top of salad with dill weed or paprika.
  • Refrigerate overnight (or at least 6-8 hours).



Calories: 236kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 142mg | Sodium: 246mg | Potassium: 505mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 420IU | Vitamin C: 12.4mg | Calcium: 64mg | Iron: 4.2mg