Recipe by MELCAVELL
"This is like the potato salad I grew up with in Pennsylvania Dutch country. This has a sweet and sour dressing and is distinctively yellow."
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white potatoes with skin
onion, finely chopped
hard-cooked eggs, peeled and chopped
apple cider vinegar
prepared yellow mustard
mayonnaise or salad dressing
Made it for the 1st time last night and we all loved it. Very creamy. Next time I won't add as much sugar, but will keep everything else the same.
Used red potatoes instead of white. While this taste ok to good for us, I just plain thought it was too much work. I will revert back to other recipes. Thanks anyway.
Wonderful! I also omitted the carrots (our least favourite veggie)as well as the butter. I also reduced the sugar to a scant 1/2 cup and added 1 tablespoon of celery seed to the dressing. I increased the apple cider vinegar from 1/3 cup to 1/2 cup and instead of plain milk, I used buttermilk. I also made the dressing in the microwave. After the dressing cooled, I mixed it in with the spuds and added a good handful of chopped fresh dill. This is our "summer salad of the year"! Thanks MelCavell.
Everytime I make this potato salad everyone wants the recipe. I use a little more onion, no carrots, and celery only if I have it. I also add a little extra celery seed to the dressing. I top the salad with sliced hard boiled eggs and sprinkle with paprika for a finished look.
I've made this recipe several times now, and I like the sweet flavor of it, though sometimes I decrease the sugar a bit. I don't like celery so I substitute about a teaspoon of celery salt, and I use green onions. This doesn't replace my standard potato salad recipe, but its great for a change of pace.
Tastes just like I remember my Great Grandmother's potato salad tasting. Sogood! Definitely a keeper.
Thanks for a delicious recipe. I've made a different cooked dressing for years and this one is much creamier. I added salt & celery seed to my own taste since an amount wasn't listed. I also added green pepper & olives (personal preference). This dressing would also be great for cole slaw & macaroni salad.
I've used the same potato salad recipe for years and decided to try yours.I think it's delicious and sure hubby will like it too.Thanks for the recipe.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Amish Potato Salad
Serving Size: 1/8 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 8
Amount Per Serving
** Calories: 497
** Calories from Fat: 274
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