Mashed Potato Salad Recipe -
Mashed Potato Salad Recipe
  • READY IN 30 mins

Mashed Potato Salad

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"My mother used to make this on Easter to go with our ham and she used to make it for our get togethers whenever we were having a lot of company. We also like it at room temperature. Just do not leave it out any longer then you would regular potato salad. Served warm, it goes great with ham or fried chicken."

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    20 mins

    30 mins


  1. Cube potatoes, if desired you may peel them. Place potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with water. Cook over medium heat until potatoes are tender. Drain and place cooked potatoes in a large bowl.
  2. Mash potatoes with butter and salt and pepper to taste. Once mashed stir in the mayonnaise, mustard and sour cream, mixing well. Stir in the celery, onion, pickles and green pepper. Serve warm or at room temperature.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jul 27, 2003

It was the BEST potato salad that I have ever made. I didn't mash the potatos completely, I only "smashed" them. The instructions are correct when they say that it tastes great at room temperature. I refrigerated mine overnight, intending to serve it cold like most potato salad. It did not have the same rich flavor that it did right after putting the ingredients together.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jul 14, 2005

Pretty good--but I thought it was too mustard-y--my finished result look very green. I think next time I'll cut the mustard by half and up the mayo and sour cream.


74 Ratings

Sep 16, 2003

My family loved this recipe-it was a great sidedish to serve with BBQ chicken and steaks.

Jun 20, 2005

Great recipe. I used all red potatoes and omitted the butter. Think I like this better than regular potato salad and it is much faster to prepare as you don't have to wait for the potatoes to chill.

Aug 26, 2003

I thought this was going to be something different, and it ended up being very familiar. An easy and excellent potato salad, I love mustard in mine, and this was just great. Tasted just like my southern grandmother's.

Jan 22, 2003

You have to really love mustard to like this recipe. I used only 1/4 of what was called for and it was too much for my kids. Nice idea but not for everyone.

Nov 22, 2005

very good - big hit. used less mustard then was called for and added yellow and red bell peppers so it looked beautiful as well!

May 01, 2004

I used the dressing in this recipe to make potato salad. I couldn't mash the potatoes...just seemed odd to me. But the dressing was great!!! It was a nice variation to the way I usually make potato salad! Also, I used Dijon Mustard, and I didn't think the mustard overpowered anything at all.


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  • Calories
  • 457 kcal
  • 23%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 56.8 g
  • 18%
  • Cholesterol
  • 26 mg
  • 9%
  • Fat
  • 23.6 g
  • 36%
  • Fiber
  • 6 g
  • 24%
  • Protein
  • 7.3 g
  • 15%
  • Sodium
  • 420 mg
  • 17%

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

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