Classic Potato Salad

Potato salad
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    2 hrs 20 mins

This classic potato and egg salad is dressed with a seasoned mayonnaise dressing and garnished with chopped green onions and tomatoes, making it visually appealing and flavorful at the same time.

What You'll Need

  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper, or to taste
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 5 to 6 medium potatoes, about 1 1/2 to 2 pounds, peeled, cubed, cooked
  • 1 cup thinly sliced celery
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 3 eggs, hard-boiled
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons chopped green onions, optional garnish
  • 1 tomato, cut in wedges, optional garnish

How to Make It

  1. Combine mayonnaise, vinegar, salt, sugar, and pepper in a large bowl.
  2. Add remaining ingredients; toss gently to combine well.
  3. Cover; chill for 2 or more hours for best flavor.
  4. Garnish with chopped green onion and tomato wedges if desired.

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