Easy Southern Potato Salad



3 pounds russet potatoes peeled and cubed (About 7-8 medium size potatoes)

2 tsp kosher salt

4 hard-boiled eggs peeled and chopped

1/2 cup hamburger dill pickleschopped

2 Tbsp hamburger dill pickle juice

1/2 cup Vidalia or sweet yellow onion finely minced or grated

1 cup mayonnaise preferably Dukes or Hellman’s

1/4 cup yellow mustard

1/2 tsp Kosher salt

1/4 tsp ground black pepper

dash paprika for garnish



1 – Bring a large pot of water to boil over high heat. When the water starts to boil add 2 teaspoons of kosher salt and the potato cubes and cook for approximately 10 minutes. The potatoes are cooked when you can take a piece of potato and mash with a fork with little resistance. Drain the potatoes in a colander.

2 – Pour the drained and cooked potatoes back in the pan and use a potato masher to mash them 3-4 times. This step makes your potato salad even creamier and ensures that the potatoes soak up more of the mayonnaise mixture.

3 – While the potatoes are cooking, combine the mayonnaise, mustard, onion, pickles, pickle juice, hard-boiled eggs, and salt and pepper in a large bowl and mix well. Add the cooked potatoes and fold in.

4 – Garnish with a dash of paprika.

5 – Refrigerate and serve chilled.



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