homemade potato salad in clear bowl

Classic Potato Salad

Yield: 4 servings
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Chill Time: 2 hours
Total Time: 2 hours 30 minutes

A creamy small batch potato salad made from scratch. tangy mustard and pickles give this recipe a little zing.


  • 1 large russet potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 2 tablespoons onions, diced
  • 1 celery rib, finely chopped
  • 2 sweet pickles, minced
  • 1 teaspoon pickle juice
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons mustard
  • black olives, sliced (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon pimentos (optional)


  1. Boil potatoes until tender, let cool down completely
  2. In a medium bowl combine the mayonnaise, yellow mustard, and sweet pickle juice. Adjust the amounts to your personal taste preference.
  3. After the potatoes have cooled add in the celery and onions, mix together
  4. Add in the mayonnaise mixture slowly until you get a creamy consistency.
  5. Optional step: Top with sliced olives and pimentos.
  6. Chill before serving.


The olives and pimento are mainly used for decoration.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 158Total Fat: 8gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 4mgSodium: 191mgCarbohydrates: 19gFiber: 2gSugar: 3gProtein: 2g

The nutritional information provided here are estimates and are not calculated by a registered dietitian.

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