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Hellmann’s® Original Potato Salad

Want to make potato salad just like your mom used to? Our Original Potato Salad recipe is so great because it’s made with our real mayonnaise, which makes the perfect potato salad dressing!

Serves 8
Ready in 25 mins
Prep time 10 mins
Cooking time 15 mins
356 calories per serving


> 1 cup Hellmann's ® Real Mayonnaise
> 2 lbs potatoes (5 to 6 medium), peeled and cut into 3/4-inch chunks
> 2 tbsp vinegar
> 1 1/2 tsp salt
> 1 tsp sugar
> 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
> 1 cup celery, thinly sliced
> 1/2 cup onion, chopped
> 2 hardboiled eggs, chopped (optional)
> 4 slices bacon, crisp-cooked and crumbled (optional)
> 2 tbsp fresh chives, chopped (optional)


Cover potatoes with water in a 4-quart saucepan; bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat and simmer until potatoes are tender, about 10 minutes. Drain and cool slightly.
Combine Hellmann's® Real Mayonnaise, vinegar, salt, sugar, and pepper in a large bowl. Add potatoes and remaining ingredients and toss gently. Serve chilled or at room temperature.


Recipe sponsored by Hellmann's®


Chef's Tip: Make sure to toss potatoes with the dressing while they are still warm. That way they really soak up the flavor! Also terrific with Hellmann's® Mayonnaise Dressing with Olive Oil.

Use leftover cooked potatoes or boil the potatoes the night before to save prep time.

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