Recipes,  Salads

The Best Potato Salad EVER!

DifficultyBeginner

When it comes to deciding between Miracle Whip and mayonnaise, I have one rule of thumb: mayonnaise for sandwiches and Miracle Whip for salads. However, if you prefer mayo, feel free to swap that in when you're making this salad.

Yields7 Servings
Prep Time45 mins
When it comes to deciding between Miracle Whip and mayonnaise, I have one rule of thumb: mayonnaise for sandwiches and Miracle Whip for salads. However, if you prefer mayo, feel free to swap that in when you're making this salad.

Ingredients
 7 Potatoes
 5 Eggs
  cup Green Relish
 ½ cup Chopped fresh chives
 ¾ tbsp Basil
 1 tsp Seasoning Salt
 ½ tsp Pepper
 1 ½ cups Miracle Whip
Feel free to add more of less of these ingredients to suit your taste.

Note: I normally prepare the potatoes and the eggs either the night before or several hours before making the salad, so they have ample time to cool before mixing.

Directions
1

Peel potatoes

2

Cut potatoes into halves before boiling them. Boil in salted water until you can easily poke them with a fork. Drain and put the potatoes in the fridge to cool.

3

Hard boil the eggs. You can hard boil eggs by placing them in a pot of warm water. Once the eggs come to a boil, cover the pot, remove from heat and let them stand (covered) in the hot water for ten minutes. Once the ten minutes are up, drain the water out and rinse them with cold water to cool them. Put them in the fridge to further cool.

4

Chop up the chives.

5

Once the potatoes and eggs have completely cooled, peel and cut the eggs. Cube the potatoes to about 1/2 inch sizes.

6

Mix all of the ingredients together in a large bowl. Don’t try to mash the potatoes, but also don’t worry about the potatoes getting a bit mashed with the mixing. This is normal. It adds a little texture to the salad and flavor to the potatoes.

Did you know... fresh eggs are normally harder to peel than older ones. 

Ingredients

Ingredients
 7 Potatoes
 5 Eggs
  cup Green Relish
 ½ cup Chopped fresh chives
 ¾ tbsp Basil
 1 tsp Seasoning Salt
 ½ tsp Pepper
 1 ½ cups Miracle Whip

Directions

Directions
1

Peel potatoes

2

Cut potatoes into halves before boiling them. Boil in salted water until you can easily poke them with a fork. Drain and put the potatoes in the fridge to cool.

3

Hard boil the eggs. You can hard boil eggs by placing them in a pot of warm water. Once the eggs come to a boil, cover the pot, remove from heat and let them stand (covered) in the hot water for ten minutes. Once the ten minutes are up, drain the water out and rinse them with cold water to cool them. Put them in the fridge to further cool.

4

Chop up the chives.

5

Once the potatoes and eggs have completely cooled, peel and cut the eggs. Cube the potatoes to about 1/2 inch sizes.

6

Mix all of the ingredients together in a large bowl. Don’t try to mash the potatoes, but also don’t worry about the potatoes getting a bit mashed with the mixing. This is normal. It adds a little texture to the salad and flavor to the potatoes.

Creamy Potato Salad

4 Comments

  • Kristin Marlow

    I’ve always heard the exact opposite about the eggs. I’ve been told it has something to do with the albumen sticking to the shell in a fresh egg. I always use my older eggs for peeling.???Just thought I would see if anyone else has also heard and experienced the same.
    Thank you for the recipe!

  • p31blog

    Kristin, you are right! That was a typo, and I just fixed it. I posted this before bed last night, my dyslexia must have been on overdrive. I appreciate you noticing that. Yes, older eggs are easier to peel. Thanks for sharpening me!

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