Grandma's Simple Southern Potato Salad
A creamy Southern staple, Grandma's potato salad uses traditional ingredients and is a synch to whip up. It can be made ahead of time, or in a breeze at the last minute making it perfect for potlucks, picnics, & parties.
- 4 1/2-5 lbs russet potatoes scrubbed & peeled
- 2 cups mayonnaise
- 1 tbsp vinegar
- 1 tbsp yellow mustard
- 1/4 cup chicken broth
- 1 1/2 tsp celery salt
- pepper to taste
Add the potatoes to a large pot, and add water to cover them.
Heat on high heat, and boil the potatoes until fork tender. This can take anywhere from 10-20 minutes, depending on the size of the potato.
Transfer the cooked, but not mushy potatoes, to a colander. Run them under cold water to stop the cooking process and to cool them.
Once cool, slice the potatoes into 1/4 inch coins. Add them to a large mixing bowl.
In a separate mixing bowl, add the remaining ingredients. Whisk the dressing together until smooth.
Transfer the dressing to the bowl with the potatoes, and toss to evenly combine/coat.
Serve the potato salad as is, or cover & refrigerate to chill before serving.
Season with salt & pepper, to taste.
Calories: 467kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 34g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 19mg | Sodium: 682mg | Potassium: 865mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 29IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 2mg