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This Salty Southern Potato Salad Recipe is super simple to make! Potato salad is big at holiday parties in my family.

Traditionally, my family doesn’t eat potato salad, deviled eggs or other sides with sugar added. We’re the salty southerners if you may. Say what you will, but I say “ew” to the sweet, potato salad!

Potato Salad in a wooden bowl

If you like sweet, potato salad you are in the wrong place. Turn around now! Just kidding. If you want a potato salad recipe that’s sweet, you can check out this Traditional Potato Salad Recipe.

This is the salty, dill pickle, slap yo mama it is so good… potato salad. Show up with this simple, yet delicious side for your family or a friend’s dinner party and they will love you and beg for the recipe!

Potato Salad Recipe

Ingredients

  • 4 lbs. red or yellow potatoes (cut into wedges)
  • 2 green bell peppers (diced)
  • 1/4 cup green onions (sliced, optional)
  • 1/4 cup shallots (slice thin, optional)
  • 2- 3 tbsp mayo
  • 2-3 tsp mustard
  • 2-3 tbsp dill relish
  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  • Boil potatoes until soft (about 20 minutes.)
  • Drain the potatoes, and allow to cool.
  • While waiting for the potatoes to cool, mix all of the other ingredients together in a small bowl.
  • Once the potatoes are cooled, add in the mayo mixture and stir it well. If it is too dry add more mayo! Nobody like dry potato salad. Make sure it is nice and creamy.
  • Serve and enjoy!

Salty Southern Potato Salad Recipe

A simple yet delicious potato salad perfect for dinner or even a holiday event.

  • 4 lbs. red or yellow potatoes (cut into wedges)
  • 2 green bell peppers (diced)
  • 1/4 cup green onions (sliced, optional)
  • 1/4 cup shallots (slice thin, optional)
  • 2- 3 tbsp mayo
  • 2-3 tsp mustard
  • 2-3 tbsp dill relish
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. Boil potatoes until soft (about 20 minutes.)
  2. Drain the potatoes, and allow to cool.
  3. While waiting for the potatoes to cool, mix all of the other ingredients together in a small bowl.
  4. Once the potatoes are cooled, add in the mayo mixture and stir it well. If it is too dry add more mayo! Nobody like dry potato salad. Make sure it is nice and creamy.
  5. Serve and enjoy!

Sometimes if I have celery and not bell pepper I will use that instead. You can experiment with different kinds of crunchy veggies if you want to.

This potato salad makes a statement at all the dinner parties I go to. It’s a staple at family functions.

This is a true traditional salty southern potato salad recipe. I hope you try it and love it. Let me know what you think about it.

What do you put in your potato salad?

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