Old Fashioned Potato Salad

  • 40 mins
  • 12 ingredients


  • 5 lbs of red skinned potatoes, cooked peeled and cut into cubes
  • 1/4 cup red onions, minced
  • 1 small bunch of scallions, minced, green and white parts
  • 1/2 cup sweet pickles, chopped
  • 1 cup of pimento stuffed olives, chopped (optional)
  • 2 cups mayonnaise
  • 2 tbs prepared mustard
  • 2 tsp kosher salt
  • fresh black pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp seasoning salt
  • 1/4 cup sweet pickle juice
  • dash of paprika, for garnish
  • In a small bowl mix together, mayonnaise, mustard, spices and pickle juice.
  • Add potatoes to a large pan with cold water and bring to a boil. Cook until potatoes are tender.
  • Remove potatoes, peel and cut into 1 inch chunks.
  • In a large bowl add all other ingredients.
  • Reserve 1 egg for garnish.
  • Pour dressing over potatoes.
  • Cut egg into thin slices and top salad.
  • Garnish with paprika.
  • Cover and chill for several hours.

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