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Quick Potato Salad Recipe
  • READY IN 25 mins

Quick Potato Salad

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"You can whip up this potato salad in just 25 minutes. It requires no leftovers."

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Original recipe makes 4 cups Change Servings
  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    5 mins

    25 mins


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add potatoes and cook until soft, 5 to 7 minutes; drain and rinse with cold water.
  2. Combine the potatoes, eggs, cucumber, tomato, celery, onion, green onion, mayonnaise, and mustard in a large bowl; stir until evenly combined. Season with salt and pepper.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
May 06, 2008

We love potato salad and though we have our favorites are always on the look out for something new. This was pretty good, but I would go with dill pickle or relish in place of the cucumber for a little added flavor. Also, I like to add a little paprika for the color. I think I would also use a red onion or green onions just because the yellow onion I used was really potent, could be I added a little to much, but the onion flavor was very strong. Thanks so much for sharing.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Aug 14, 2013

If you want to make it 'quick' - use red or golden potatoes. You don't have to peel them. Also, the tomatoes, cucumber, and 'over kill' with the onions weren't very appealing.

Jun 15, 2012

So simple, especially if you have some left over potatoes to use up! I omitted the tomato and used pickles instead of cucumber. None the less, this was a welcome easy recipe to make.

Jul 12, 2011

I really like this potato salad with a little tweaking. I left out the tomato and added celery salt, garlic salt and dried dill. It is even quicker if you already have hard boiled eggs on hand. Definitely stands up to all those "non-quick" potato salads!

May 30, 2011

Fabulous! I modified it somewhat using less onion (since it upsets my husband's stomach) and added sweet relish, dill and paprika.

Sep 21, 2008

I made this salad a few weeks ago but just got around to reviewing it.I thought it was very good,easy to make,you know,a good potato salad recipe.

Dec 06, 2014

I scaled this down, for smaller portions. It was great, minus an ingredient or two. It really HAS to be tweaked. Cucumber is interesting, but I prefer pickles or relish. More flavor than a tasteless cucumber. I substituted pimentos for tomatoes. Do not prefer celery- omitted that. And used all diced onion instead of green onions. Good recipe, but I think some things need to be adjusted or replaced.

Apr 09, 2013

Difficult for me to rate, as I used this as a basis for some thrown together potato salad. I didn't have half of the listed ingredients and added more spices. The end result was absolutely delicious. So this is great for inspiration, and next time I might try the actual recipe. :)


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  • Calories
  • 160 kcal
  • 8%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 24.5 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol
  • 93 mg
  • 31%
  • Fat
  • 4.8 g
  • 7%
  • Fiber
  • 2.9 g
  • 12%
  • Protein
  • 5.5 g
  • 11%
  • Sodium
  • 391 mg
  • 16%

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

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