Tangy Potato Salad Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Tangy Potato Salad Recipe
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Tangy Potato Salad

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"A food experiment gone right! A potato salad for those of us who prefer a bold taste."

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Original recipe makes 8 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    20 mins

    50 mins


  1. Bring two pots of water to a boil; cook potatoes in one pot and eggs in the other pot until potatoes are semi-soft, 20 minutes. Transfer potatoes and eggs to a bowl of cold water until both are cooled.
  2. Dice potatoes and place in a large bowl. Cut eggs in half; remove yolks and place in a separate bowl. Dice egg whites; add to potatoes. Mix red onion and pickles into potato mixture.
  3. Whisk mayonnaise, mustard, chives, black pepper, and egg yolks together until smooth. Gently mix mayonnaise mixture into potato mixture until evenly coated; refrigerate for 10 to 15 minutes.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Mar 17, 2013

perfection! i added sweet onion didn't have dill pickles...so I added a tablespoon of sweet relish didn't have chives...but hope to grow them this summer and will try with chives. used dijon instead of spicy mustard because i prefer dijon. added celery for the perfect crunch. you don't need any other recipe...this is truly perfection!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Mar 30, 2014

I thought the dressing was too thin. It barely coated the potatoes. The taste wasn't great, either.

Feb 02, 2013

Hubby loves mustard and he loved this potato salad. You can certainly add celery for crunch and olives for contrast. Thanks.

Aug 27, 2014

I never had chives in potato salad before, but it was a nice change. Other than that, this is very close to the potato salad I make, except I use sweet pickles, yellow mustard, and add celery.

Jul 04, 2014

Heck yes this is a keeper in fact we are making it 4 4th of July!!!!thank you Greenleafwolf:)

Aug 16, 2015

I added extra pickles and a little more mayo. I also added about a Tbsp of safflower oil to the mixture to make to creamier. turned out amazing! The only thing I would do differently, is cubing the potatoes before boiling.

Jun 06, 2015

This has become the absolute best potato salad I have ever made. We both loved it. I used French's new sweet mustard and it has become my favorite mustard. Do not change a thing. Fantastic.

Apr 23, 2015

As a general rule I hate potato salad, but I always have to have a taste when it's available because every few years or so there is that one that gets it right and I love it. Anyway, this is that one. If you're into bold, pickle-y flavors, this one will deliver! If you like classic, bland potato salads then you should look elsewhere. I like to add dried dill to taste, but besides that I make it exactly as written.


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  • Calories
  • 228 kcal
  • 11%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 21.7 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol
  • 98 mg
  • 33%
  • Fat
  • 13.5 g
  • 21%
  • Fiber
  • 2.6 g
  • 10%
  • Protein
  • 5.6 g
  • 11%
  • Sodium
  • 369 mg
  • 15%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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