Potato Salad

Cooling potato salad, perfect for hot summer days!
Cook Time: 1 hour
1 hour 30 minutes
Course: Side dish
Cuisine: European
Keyword: potato salad
Servings: 5
Calories: 400kcal


  • 1 kg waxy potatoes
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tsp mustard
  • 150 ml oil (variety to taste)
  • 1/2 onion (large, chopped)
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • fresh herbs (mixed e.g. parsley, chives, …, finely chopped)
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • Salt (to taste)



  • Peel and rinse the potatoes. Cut them into even-sized pieces (not too small).
  • Boil the potatoes until tender in salted water.
  • Drain and let them cool.


  • Put the egg yolk in a small bowl.
  • Add the mustard.
  • Add the oil while stirring until you get a light mayonnaise.
  • Add the Worchestershire sauce.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Shred the onion and herbs, add to the dressing.


  • Cut the cooled potatoes into pieces if desired.
  • Mix the dressing under the cooled potatoes.
  • Place in the refrigerator for another 30 minutes.
  • Palatable.
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Serving: 1g | Calories: 400kcal
Which potatoes are best for potato salad?

Firm-boiling potatoes are best because they keep their shape well after cooking.

Should I peel the potatoes for the salad?

This is a matter of personal preference. Maybe a little more nutrients with skin.

How long should I cook the potatoes?

Cook the potatoes until tender but still firm, usually about 10-15 minutes after the water boils, depending on the size of the pieces.

How can I keep my potato salad from becoming watery?

Let the boiled potatoes cool and dry completely before adding the other ingredients, and make sure all added vegetables (such as onion) are well drained.

What are good mix-ins for potato salad?

Popular additions include onion, celery, hard-boiled eggs, herbs such as parsley and chives, and pickles or capers for some acidity.

What dressing goes well with potato salad?

Mayonnaise or a vinaigrette are both popular. You can also add mustard, yogurt, or sour cream for extra flavor.

Can I make potato salad ahead of time?

Yes, potato salad can be made a day in advance. This may even help the flavors blend.

How long can I store potato salad?

Potato salad can be kept in the refrigerator for 3-4 days if covered and refrigerated.

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