Creamy Garden Potato Salad With Eggs

Garden Potato Salad With Peas and Carrots
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    40 min
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This potato salad recipe is a well-seasoned and colorful mixture of vegetables, dressed with a flavorful mayonnaise dressing. A touch of pickle relish and Dijon mustard flavor the dressing, and fresh dill or parsley may be added as a garnish.

This salad is a nice choice for summer events or cookouts.

What You'll Need

  • 1 1/2 pounds red potatoes, cubed and cooked (3 to 4 cups)
  • 3 hard-cooked eggs
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons shredded carrot (about 1/2 carrot)
  • 1 (10 oz.) pkg. frozen peas, thawed
  • 1/4 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped green or yellow pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped celery
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onions
  • Dressing
  • 1/4 c. heavy cream
  • 1/2 to 3/4 c. mayonnaise
  • 1 to 2 tsp sweet pickle relish or sweet pickles chopped with a little juice
  • 1 to 2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • fresh dill and/or parsley, to taste
  • sliced tomato
  • Lettuce leaves

How to Make It

  • In a large bowl, combine the cooked potatoes, hard cooked eggs, carrot, peas, bell peppers, celery, and onions.

  • In another smaller bowl combine the heavy cream, 1/2 cup of mayonnaise, relish, and mustard. Add the dressing to the potato mixture and toss gently to combine. Taste and add more mayonnaise if desired, along with salt and pepper to taste. Stir in parsley and dill, if desired.

  • Arrange lettuce and tomato slices on a platter or individual plates and top with the prepared potato salad.

  • 4 servings.

  • Variation

  • Use a 10-ounce package of frozen peas and carrots, lightly steamed, in place of the shredded carrot and frozen peas.

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