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Southern Potato Salad Recipe, printable recipe from Taste of

Southern Potato Salad

  • Author: Steve Gordon
  • Prep Time: 45 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 18-20 servings 1x
  • Category: Side Dishes
  • Method: Refrigerator
  • Cuisine: American


Follow our step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe to make this Southern Style Potato Salad, just like my Mama always made. Potato Salad is a great side dish to any meal. Perfect for church dinners, picnics, and so much more. Printable recipe included.



  • 5lbs Potatoes
  • 1 medium Onion, diced
  • 1 medium Bell Pepper, diced
  • 4 hard boiled Eggs, chopped
  • 1 cup Duke’s Mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup Sweet Pickles, diced
  • 1 Tablespoon Yellow Mustard
  • 1 teaspoon Sugar
  • ½ teaspoon Salt
  • ¼ teaspoon Black Pepper


  1. Wash, peel, and cube the potatoes.
  2. Place potatoes in boiling water, boil until tender. About 10 minutes.
  3. Drain the potatoes, place in large mixing bowl. Refrigerate while you prepare the veggies.
  4. Dice the bell pepper.
  5. Dice the onion.
  6. Chop the boiled eggs.
  7. Chop the sweet pickles.
  8. Add the bell pepper, onion, eggs, pickles.
  9. Add the mustard, sugar, salt, black pepper, and mayo.
  10. Gently stir everything together until potatoes are coated.
  11. Taste, add more salt and pepper as desired.
  12. Refrigerate for at least one hour before serving for best flavor.
  13. Enjoy!

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