Dressing for Potato Salad Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Dressing for Potato Salad Recipe
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Dressing for Potato Salad

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"I have been making this dressing for over 40 years. Everyone that tastes it want a copy of the recipe."

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Original recipe makes 1 cup Change Servings
  • PREP

    5 mins

    5 mins


  1. Mix together the mayonnaise, sour cream, mustard, ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, onion and salt and pepper. Refrigerate until ready to toss with potatoes.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jul 26, 2003

Great dressing, but it only made enough for 3 large potatoes with 2 boiled eggs. (At first it seemed I had a little extra dressing left over, but the potatoes soon absorbed the dressing I mixed with them, so I added in the "extra" dressing so the potato salad would be creamy. You might want to double the recipe if you're making a large batch of potato salad.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jan 22, 2003

Was quick & easy, but I prefer mayo with vinegar & sugar over the ketchup & mustard.


104 Ratings

Aug 29, 2003

I thought I was doomed to making mediocre potato salad for the rest of my life, until I found this recipe! I added salt, poultry seasoning, black pepper, cayenne pepper and celery seed to the base dressing; and chopped eggs, celery and onions to the potatoes.

Aug 01, 2003

I made this for a get-together and everyone said they loved it. I even had some people that said they didn't really like potato salad, but they really liked mine. This amount makes a generous batch of dressing. I doubled it and used 3/4 or more of a 5 lb bag of redskin potatoes and it was more than enough (my hubby would have preferred a tad less dressing). Overall an A+.

Jul 13, 2003

I thought this was very easy and quite tasty I did find it worked better by putting the dressing on just before you serve it because it gets quite thick the longer it is in the fridge, I used dijon mustard because I was out of regular mustard, I am anxious to try it with regular mustard!! I also added eggs,celery and pickles thanx for sharing!!!!!!

Apr 14, 2005

A good base recipe. I did delete the ketchup and added celery seed,, a pinch of dill and a little sugar. The results were great!!

Nov 16, 2004

The dressing was yummy. It reminded me of something my mom used to throw together when we were out of salad dressing. The potato sald tasted fine right after mixing it all together but the next day was another story. My usual potato salad tastes better the longer it sits. If anything, this got worse. The leftovers the next day almost tasted like there was NO dressing on them at all.

Mar 09, 2004

Great dressing! I used thick, strained yogurt instead of sour cream...and 1.4 cup minced onion. It tasted so good I was eating it with a spoon!


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  • Calories
  • 136 kcal
  • 7%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 2.7 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 12 mg
  • 4%
  • Fat
  • 13.9 g
  • 21%
  • Fiber
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 0.7 g
  • 1%
  • Sodium
  • 117 mg
  • 5%

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

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