Mom's Old Fashioned Potato Salad

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Quick Facts

Servings: 10
Prep Time: 25 min.
For your next picnic, bring this traditional favorite and watch it disappear.


  • 2 lbs red potatoes, cooked, peeled and cubed (about 6 cups)
  • 4-6 hard-cooked eggs, chopped
  • 1 1/4-1 1/2 cups reduced fat mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup pickle relish, dill or sweet
  • 1 Tbs prepared mustard
  • 1-2 Tbs dried minced onion
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper


  • Place potatoes and eggs in a large bowl, reserve 1/2 cup of eggs for garnish, if desired. In a separate small bowl combine mayonnaise, pickle relish, mustard, onion, salt and pepper; mix to combine.
  • Add mayonnaise mixture to potatoes and eggs and stir to mix. Garnish with reserved hard-cooked eggs or pickle slices.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 206
  Calories from Fat 96 (47%)
(17%)Total Fat 11g
(8%)Saturated Fat 2g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
(36%)Cholesterol 107mg
(15%)Sodium 350mg
(15%)Potassium 538mg
Total Carbohydrate 23g
(7%)Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 2g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(10%)Protein 5g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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